Civil War Trust

  • 40,000 Acres Saved

    With the help of our supporters — including 55,000 members and a record 200,000 Facebook Fans —the Civil War Trust eclipses the 40,000 acres saved mark.

  • Saving Cedar Creek

    This new website tells the history of the Cedar Creek Battlefield, highlights the partnerships that helped make preservation possible — and provides a platform for future preservation initiatives.

  • Save 8 Battlefields

    Join us in saving 304 acres — at places such as Shiloh, Second Manassas, and Bentonville — for an outstanding $31.11-to-$1 match.

  • Fall Hike Recommendations

    This Labor Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty of our nation’s battlefield parks. Check out our list of six battlefields on the Civil War Discovery Trail ideal for fall hiking.

  • Save Gettysburg

    Lee's Headquarters

    Be part of history by joining the Civil War Trust to save one of America's most significant unprotected historic sites — Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg.

  • Civil War in4 Video Series

    Naval Technology

    Watch our new video describing the basics of period naval technology in the Civil War — in four minutes or less.

150th Anniversary: Cedar Creek

150th Anniversary: Cedar Creek

Learn about the events of the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864, with our collection of maps, articles, photos, Battle App™ guide, preservation history and more.

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From the Front Lines


CFC Campaign


Give in Memory

Civil War Timeline

Learn more about our Civil War
history via our interactive timeline. Follow the great events of the American Civil War.
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Hallowed Ground Magazine Online

Each issue of our award-winning magazine is packed with Civil War history from the finest authors and information on Civil War Trust activities. View the Magazine »

Visit a Civil War Site Near You

Treat your family to an educational adventure by touring Civil War battlefields. Visit Civil War Discovery Trail for trip planning, tour maps,
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