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Volunteers sought to clean up battlefields

MEMPHIS, TN (AP) -- The Civil War Trust is looking for volunteers to clean and restore 10 battlefields in Tennessee.

Volunteers can contact the trust to participate in the 17th annual Park Day, scheduled for April 6. They will be asked to rake leaves, haul trash, paint signs and plant trees.

The nationwide event includes 100 historic sites in 24 states.

The Tennessee sites are Britton Lane Battlefield in Medon, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Chattanooga, Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Dover, Fort Granger in Franklin, Fort Pillow State Historic Park in Henning, The Mabry-Hazen House in Knoxville, Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Park, Shy's Hill-Battle of Nashville, Shiloh National Military Park and Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro.

 

Civil War Trust Park Day: http://www.civilwar.org/parkday

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