Civil War Trust

  • Save 503 Acres

    Help save hallowed ground at four major Western Theater battlefields — Shiloh, Stones River, Rocky Face Ridge and Bentonville — where nearly 54,000 men became casualties.

  • Hallowed Ground Magazine

    100 Years of the National Park Service

    Celebrate this year's NPS Centennial anniversary with selected online articles from the Civil War Trust's membership magazine.

  • Join us in Gettysburg

    Join us with your youngster to Attack and Defend Little Round Top at our next FREE Generations event on September 3 in Gettysburg, Pa.

  • Save the Crossroads

    Update: We still need your help to save 355 acres at the Chancellorsville and the Wilderness battlefields—creating an interpretive bridge between these two crucial chapters of our nation's history.

  • Test Your Knowledge

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

  • Save Five Battlefields

    Join the effort to save 313 acres at five battlefields which represent a significant cross-section of Virginia’s rich Civil War history.

Anniversaries of Lost Battlefields


As we now work to save 4 Western Theater battlefields, learn about the July 1864 western theater battles for Atlanta which have been lost to development.

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Explore a Battlefield

Battle App

Download our collection of Battle App™ guides to your iPhone, iPad or Android-powered smartphone — and explore battlefields with confidence.

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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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