Civil War Trust

  • 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.

  • Help Send Students to Battlefields

    As the new school year begins, prepare an opportunity through our Field Trip Fund for students to experience history on actual ground where the battles were fought.

  • 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.

  • Save Harpers Ferry

    nearly $20-to-$1 match

    Help preserve this historic 13-acre property at Harpers Ferry, one of the most historic places in the United States.

150th Anniversary: Third Winchester

150 Third Winchester

Learn about the events of the Battle of Third Winchester on September 19, 1864, with our collection of maps, articles, photos, preservation history and more.

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AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile

Support the Civil War Trust every time you shop online with AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate .5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Civil War Trust.

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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,
and more. More »


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