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Agents of Their Own Destiny: Race and Rememberance in a Civil War City


Join Lipscomb University for a half-day guided tour, 9am-12pm, Saturday, October 25, that will take visitors to sites across the city to explore the experience and meaning of the Battle of Nashville, highlighting occupied Nashville and the role of African American soldiers and civilians.

Each tour is hosted by local historian David Currey, and include stops at Peach Orchard Hill, Granbury's Lunnette, and Fort Negley, among others.

“Agents of Their Own Destiny” also includes symposia and film discussions occuring throughout the fall.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support a series of guided tours sponsored by Lipscomb University as part of its project to acknowledge the sesquicentennial of the Battle of NashvilleReservations may be made by calling 615-966-6111, or by visiting

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