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Tennessee Civil War

Battlefield Preservation Plate

Help Preserve Tennessee’s Civil War Battlefields!



The Tennessee’s Civil War Battlefield Preservation license plate is available at County Clerks’ offices across the state.

Tennessee’s Battlefield preservation plate includes the official Tennessee Civil War 150th logo.  The Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association (TCWPA) uses proceeds from the sale of the plate to interpret and preserve Tennessee’s most important and endangered battlefields. The annual specialty plate fee is $35.00* and may be purchased anytime during the registration year.

 “Purchasing this plate is a wonderful opportunity to help preserve Tennessee’s endangered Civil War battlefields for our children and future generations.” said TCWPA President Joe Smyth, “Tennesseans can also commemorate and promote their rich Civil War history.”

As of June 30, 2015,  there are 1186 plates on the road!

To purchase the plate:  Contact your local County Clerk’s office.  We recommend you call ahead to make sure they have the plate in stock.  If not, they can get within a few days.   The cost is $35.00* plus your normal registration fee.   If your current plate has not expired – you can still get the new plate at anytime and get CREDIT for any unused portion of your registration year.

For those of you who have your plate and  are ready to renew your Battlefield Preservation Plate:

Please renew your plate!   We appreciate your support for battlefield preservation!

When you go to renew:    When you renew your plate you will pay your county’s regular registration fee or fees, plus $35.00 specialty plate fee*.  For example, if your county charges $25.00 annual registration fee, your total fee will be $$61.00.*   If you’re renewing a personalized specialty plate, your fee will include your regular registration fee or fees plus $70.00*.

*County Clerk’s now charge an extra $1.00 fee for processing specialty plate registrations.


Please contact us at  if you have any questions about the program.  For specific instructions about how to obtain  the plate, please contact your county clerk’s office. 



Frequently Asked Questions: click here.



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