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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on August 21st, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its August 2019 program and speaker.  The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019  at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Medical Center.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.  The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed. 

General George Gordon Meade

General George Gordon Meade

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Clarksville Historic Urban Trails Brought to Life

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Local historian Carolyn Ferrell and Montgomery County IT ArcGIS Specialist Bryce Hester teamed up to bring three historic urban trails to life in Clarksville.

An urban trail is not a built path through natural scenery but a virtual trail that uses existing sidewalks and crosswalks to lead walkers through a route of interesting urban sights.

The trails Ferrell laid out entices walkers with open-air history lessons packed with interesting historical tidbits about Clarksville’s past.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joins efforts to combat hate, extremism

 

250 Mayors sign ‘Compact’ to promote tolerance, inclusion

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has joined with more than 250 mayors from the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Anti-Defamation League on Friday to launch an initiative to fight discrimination and injustice and promote tolerance and inclusion.

The Mayors Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry calls for mayors to “use the bully pulpit to speak out against racism, extremism, xenophobia, white supremacy and all forms of bigotry.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Austin Peay State University to host discussion on 1866 Memphis Massacre by University of Memphis professor Dr. Beverly Bond

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The bitter fighting which defined the Civil War ended on April 9th, 1865 when Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered the last major Confederate army at Appomattox Courthouse.

But the laying down of arms and the realization of a Union victory did little to quell the fires of hatred in the newly reunited and “reconstructed” United States of America.

University of Memphis professor Dr. Beverly Bond.

University of Memphis professor Dr. Beverly Bond.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is July 22nd, 2015

 

Our 136th meeting on a special different night

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “The Battle of Seven Pines, May/June 1862”

Charge of the 88th and 69th N.Y.V. (Irish Brigade) at the Battle of Seven Pines.

Charge of the 88th and 69th N.Y.V. (Irish Brigade) at the Battle of Seven Pines.

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Army Secretary Honors Fallen at Arlington Commemoration

 

By Amaani Lyle, American Forces Press Service

U.S. ArmyWashington , DC – Army Secretary John M. McHugh praised the fallen from the nation’s wars during a commemoration of Arlington National Cemetery’s 150th anniversary in the cemetery’s amphitheater.

McHugh conveyed gratitude and historical context during the event, “Arlington at 150,” which featured a musical performance by “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band as well as participation from the U.S. Army “Old Guard” 3rd Infantry Regiment and historical vignettes depicting how conflicts have molded the nation.

The Secretary of the Army John McHugh addresses the audience during the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., June 15, 2014. (Spc. Michael Mulderick/U.S. Army)

The Secretary of the Army John McHugh addresses the audience during the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., June 15, 2014. (Spc. Michael Mulderick/U.S. Army)

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to Hold Tennessee’s History Festival November 11th-12th

 

Event will focus on Civil War history, featuring “Struggle for the Heartland” theme
 
Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee’s History Festival will be held November 11th-12th at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville. With a focus on Civil War history, the event blends education and entertainment, allowing school groups and families to experience day-to-day soldier life during this important time in history.  In year’s past, the festival has drawn more than 6,000 visitors to the park.

“Tennessee’s History Festival offers something for the entire family and all age groups,” said Park Manager Mike Cole. “As we continue to commemorate the sesquicentennial of Tennessee’s involvement in the Civil War, I encourage everyone to join us for an up-close look into what military life was like during the 1860s.” «Read the rest of this article»

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The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is July 20th

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 in our new home at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.

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