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Five history professors and seven student members of Phi Alpha Theta
(History Honor Society, Inc.) did a service project on November 9, 2005,
at Fort Donelson National Battlefield
as a part of Union University’s third annual “Day of Remembrance.”
Participants planted trees and cleaned gravestones at the park’s
national cemetery. In the afternoon the group did a battle-site tour
that climaxed in a visit to the battlefield museum.
Last year history faculty and Phi Alpha Theta students completed a
service project and tour at Shiloh National Military Park. In both
outings, participants were able to contribute to the maintenance of an
important historical site and learn about its place in the history of
Photos From Fort Donelson
History faculty and Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society)
students who participated in Union’s Day of Remembrance service project
at Civil War battle site of Fort Donelson on November 9, 2005, are:
(front row, left to right) Dr. Stephen Carls, Bethany Kossick, Heather
Tobe, Jennifer May, and Cassie Harris; (back row, left to right)
Professor Keith Bates, Natalie Treece, Dr. Terry Lindley, Dr. Judy
LeForge, Sharon Hart, Jared Myracle, and Dr. David Thomas.
Mr. Steven McCoy (right), Park Superintendent, welcomes Union history
faculty and Phi Alpha Theta students to Fort Donelson National
Battlefield on November 9, 2005. Day of Remembrance participants
pictured in the photo are (left to right) Jared Myracle, Dr. Terry
Lindley, Professor Keith Bates, Cassie Harris, Dr. Stephen Carls, and
Sharon Hart gets a tree ready to plant in the ground in the cemetery at
Fort Donelson on November 9, 2005. She and other Phi Alpha Theta
students went with history faculty members to the Civil War battlefield
of Fort Donelson to do a service project as a part of Union’s Day of
Heather Tobe digs a hole for the planting of a tree at Fort Donelson
National Cemetery on November 9.
Phi Alpha Theta member Cassie Harris cleans gravestones in the national
cemetery at Fort Donelson on November 9.
Phi Alpha Theta member Jared Myracle finishes planting a tree in the
picnic area of Fort Donelson National Battlefield on November 9.
Sharon Hart uses a spotting device to observe a bald eagle’s nest at
Fort Donelson on November 9. Behind her are (left to right) Dr. David
Thomas, Heather Tobe (seated) and Dr. Judy LeForge.
Bethany Kossick looks through a spotting device at Fort Donelson on
November 9 to observe a bald eagle’s nest.
Dr. David Thomas and Jennifer May read a marker that explains a part of
the Civil War battle at Fort Donelson.
Jennifer May (left to right), Dr. David Thomas, and Sharon Hart look at
a Civil War Confederate cannon on the Cumberland River at Fort Donelson
National Battlefield on November 9.
History faculty and Phi Alpha Theta students who toured the Fort
Donelson Visitor Center before returning to Jackson on November 9 are:
(standing, left to right) Dr. Stephen Carls, Dr. Judy LeForge, Natalie
Treece, Jennifer May, Professor Keith Bates, Dr. Terry Lindley, and
Sharon Hart; (kneeling, left to right) Heather Tobe, Bethany Kossick,
and Dr. David Thomas.