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African American Registry

The most comprehensive on-line storehouse of African American heritage in the world dedicated to a mission of uniting communities through education and transforming communities through learning.

Battle of Nashville Preservation Society, Inc.

Not for profit group dedicated to preservation and education with the non-partisanship of a historical association, honoring the men who fought for both the Union and the Confederacy on Nashville soil.

Civil War Fortification Study Group

Group dedicated to the study, preservation and dissemination of information of the most visible reminders of the sacrifices made during the American Civil War, the fortifications.

Civil War Trails

Civil War Trails Signs link more than 1,000 Civil War sites, many accessible to the public for the first time, located in five states along ten breathtaking trails.

Civil War Trust

A national non-profit focused on education and the preservation of Civil War battlefields and structures.

Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee

Database of digital copies and photographs of Civil War documents and artifacts collected from across the state in commemoration of the Sesquicentennial.

Middle TN Civil War Trails

Eagle Scout Project identifying Civil War trails across the Middle Tennessee area.

Nashville Civil War Roundtable

The NCWRT offers Guest Speakers and Presentations on a Variety of Topics, Historic Site Tours and Support for Historic Preservation.  The group meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at Ft Negley.

United States Colored Troops Living History Association

Non-profit promoting and accurately interpreting the history of the United States Colored Troops of the American Civil War and those that supported their efforts to abolish slavery and preserve the Union and to educate the public and promote research of the history and legacy of those who served in the Civil War.

Tennessee Civil War GIS Project

A partnership between the Tennessee State Library and Archives, MTSU, USGS, NPS, and TN Map that links modern GIS technology with modern maps, historical battle maps, aerial photography and other sources.

Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

A partnership between the National Park Service and the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation that seeks educational, tourism and recreational opportunities to tell the powerful stories of the war and its lasting effects.

Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association

A non-profit focused on the preservation and interpretation of battle related sites in Tennessee.

Tennessee Historical Commission

Government agency with the mission to encourage the inclusive diverse study of Tennessee's history for the benefit of future generations; to protect, preserve, interpret, operate, maintain, and administer historic sites; to mark important locations, persons, and events in Tennessee history; to assist in worthy publication projects; to review, comment on and identify projects that will potentially impact state-owned and non-state-owned historic properties; to locate, identify, record and nominate to the National Register of Historic Places all properties which meet National Register criteria, and to implement other programs of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 as amended.

Tennessee Historical Society

Non-profit, membership organization established in 1849 and headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with the purpose to promote interest in and preservation of all matters relating to the history of Tennessee.

Tennessee State Library and Archives

The State Library and Archives is a valuable resource for researching Tennessee related genealogy, wars, businesses and newspapers.

Tennessee Wars Commission

Government agency dedicated to the coordination of planning, preservation, and promotion of structures, buildings, sites, and battlefields of Tennessee associated with the French and Indian War (1754-1763), American Revolution War (1775-1783), War of 1812 (1812-1815), U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848), and the War Between the States (1861-1865).