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 Gregory L Wade

Gregory L Wade has been active for years active in furthering local Civil War preservation and educational efforts in Middle Tennessee. As a board member of the battlefield reclamation group, Franklin’s Charge, he has worked to help save over 115 acres of prime Franklin battleground. He has also served as president and board member of Save the Franklin Battlefield.  In 2008 Wade started a Civil War study group which has evolved into the Franklin Civil War Round Table and now boasts about one hundred twenty five memberships. The Franklin Civil War Round Table regularly presents well known authors and scholars as well as special tours and other events.

Wade has written for several publications including Sea Classics, North South Trader, the Civil War News, and this spring is releasing a novel on life behind the lines in a remote East Tennessee valley. He has conducted numerous book reviews for entities such as Michigan State University and currently writes a monthly column about the Civil War in Middle Tennessee for a local on line newspaper, The Franklin Home Page. Wade has participated in reenactments across the southeast and assisted the City of Franklin in recovering and cataloging historical artifacts on city properties.

Wade has spoken to many Civil War Round Tables, school groups and veterans groups about various Civil War topics pertaining to Middle Tennessee. He lives in Franklin with his wife Beth.

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