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2017-2018 Veterans Legacy Project

UT’s Center for the Study of War and Society and our History Department have been awarded a contract as part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ new Veterans Legacy Program. This program pairs local universities and local school systems to produce education materials and public outreach programs about local National Cemeteries, telling the individual stories of veterans and their service.

To read more about the history of the Knoxville National Cemetery please follow this link to the Knoxville History Project’s brief introduction to the cemetery written by Jack Neely with corresponding images edited by Paul James.

For More Information About the Project Please Look at the Following Posts, Video, & Files:

Digital Archive of Preliminary Research: Click Here

Watch Our Mini-Documentary: The Knoxville Veterans Legacy Program at University of Tennessee

Please Read our own Post: New Award of V.A. Veterans Legacy Program Contract

Please Read an Article from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Student Paper, the Daily Beacon: UT receives funding to celebrate, memorialize veterans

Check out the Press Release from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville: Veterans’ Stories to Live on Through UT Project

Watch an Interview About the Project with the Center’s Director from WBIR: Service & Sacrifice: students tell veterans’ stories