National Park Service awards $28,466 to protect 10 acres of a Mississippi battlefield

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National Park Service awards $28,466 to protect 10 acres of a Mississippi battlefield
By Waverly McCarthy
April 29, 2019 at 4:09 PM CDT - Updated April 30 at 5:31 AM

WASHINGTON, D.C (WLBT) - The National Park Service today announced $28,466 in grants from the American Battlefield Protection Program to help protect 10 acres of America’s battlefields in Mississippi threatened with damage or destruction by urban and suburban development. These grants will be used to acquire a portion of the Champion Hill Battlefield, a significant Civil War Battlefield.

Full article can be found here - https://www.wlox.com/2019/04/30/national-park-service-awards-protect-acres-mississippi-battlefield/

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