In Death Not Divided - A Civil War Sesquicentennial Project

With the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War approaching, East Tennesseans are working together to ensure war records are preserved for years to come.  "You're stepping back into history," Phillip Graves said to WBIR's Emily Stroud.  That's what he feels when he steps into a cemetery.  He is a member of the Union County Cemeteries Association, an organization committed to preservation.  That involvement led him to the East Tennessee Historical Society's project: In Death Not Divided. It's an effort to locate and identify burial sites of Civil War soldiers, both Union and Confederate.

Read the complete interview and watch the video!

If you would like to contribute to this project, please contact the East Tennessee Historical Society via email or by calling 865-215-8824.