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A Soldier’s Christmas Eve

2020-02-01T18:12:44-06:00|

It's Christmas Eve, 1864 and a small garrison of soldiers still remain to guard the remaining operations of the Johnsonville Supply Depot. Join us to wish them a Merry Christmas with the coming year and hope that the war will soon end. Travel back in time to call on the soldiers as they prepare for the Christmas holiday.

A Soldier’s Christmas Eve

2020-01-30T15:17:22-06:00|

It's Christmas Eve, 1864 and a small garrison of soldiers still remain to guard the remaining operations of the Johnsonville Supply Depot. Join us to wish them a Merry Christmas with the coming year and hope that the war will soon end. Travel back in time to call on the soldiers as they prepare for the Christmas holiday.

Civil War Days

2020-01-30T15:09:22-06:00|

Cannons will ring out along the Tennessee River in both Benton and Humphreys Counties to commemorate the 156th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Johnsonville. The free Civil War Days festival will feature Civil War-era living history presenters, live musical performances, weaponry demonstrations and more at both Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park and Johnsonville State Historic Park.

Mr. Lincoln’s Brown Water Navy

2020-01-30T11:54:14-06:00|

Just what is a Brown Water Navy? How is it different from a Blue Water Navy? What was the Federal Navy doing in Tennessee anyway during the Civil War? These are all great questions and we have some great answers for you. Visit with Federal sailors and learn what role the Navy played in the Civil War history of Johnsonville.

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