New Tennessee group launches fundraising drive

A statewide battlefield preservation organization is born:
The Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association begins a campaign tomorrow to raise money to save Civil War battlefields across the state. The group says the state is far behind places like Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia in battlefield preservation.
It has a nice website (I especially like this map), but its idea of what a battle site assessment is falls way short of the mark. Its advisory board is way overloaded with federal park executives who, of course, represent one philosophy of preservation, one approach, and one solution for all battlefield land.

They do a good job communicating, however, and they even invite phone calls.

Now if they would just publish their tax status and budget...