Civil War Trust

  • Save Gettysburg

    "The Forgotten Hill"

    Join our effort to save 26 acres of key battlefield land along the Baltimore Pike — the scene of intense fighting during the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Annual Conference

    Join us at "High Tide at Gettysburg" for four days of camaraderie and Civil War touring at Gettysburg — June 1–5, 2016.

  • Hallowed Ground Magazine

    The Mysteries of Gettysburg

    Read features from the Spring 2016 issue of our membership magazine – and easily browse past articles and issues on our Hallowed Ground page.

  • Save Perryville

    Help save 70 acres at Perryville—and substantially complete the preservation of the battlefield.

  • Test Your Knowledge

    Do you consider yourself a Civil War buff? Test the depth of your knowledge with our ever-growing collection of quizzes!

  • Calling Educators!

    Join us this summer in Richmond at our National Teacher Institute, a FREE professional development weekend for educators.

Lee's Headquarters Update

Lee's HQ video

In this exciting episode of the War Department, learn from Garry Adelman about the work now underway to restore the Trust's property at Lee's Headquarters in Gettysburg.

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Princeton at Risk


Join with Campaign 1776, a project of the Civil War Trust, to preserve Washington's Charge at Princeton. Sign this new open letter asking the IAS to halt development.

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From the Front Lines


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Campaign 1776

Rev War & War of 1812

Help save the battlefields where America was forged with Campaign 1776, a project of the Civil War Trust.
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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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