March 13– Shiloh National Military Park is hosting Park Day 2015 on Saturday, March 28, at Shiloh Battlefield.
Sponsored by the Civil War Trust and the History Channel. since 1996, this annual event brings together Civil War enthusiasts and National Park supporters from around the country who volunteer their time and energy to help preserve the nation’s battlefields.
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shiloh rangers and volunteers will be removing vegetation and trees from Briar Creek in Duncan Field in order to restore the historic view of the area. All volunteers will receive a free Park Day t-shirt and patch courtesy of the Civil War Trust.
Volunteers are asked to bring work gloves, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the weather conditions. Necessary tools and drinking water will be provided.