Civil War Trust

  • Save 10 Battlefields

    Make an enormous impact — Help save 1,180 acres at ten battlefields across seven states, from the outskirts of Richmond to near the Rocky Mountains!

  • 2016 Calendar

    Get your stunning calendar—featuring a Civil War fact for each day of the year and beautiful photos from our annual photo contest—for just $12.95.

  • Gettysburg Address In4

    Watch the this short video to learn one of the most significant moments in American history: Lincoln's Gettysburg address on November 19, 1863.

  • Save 49 Acres of the

    Maryland Campaign

    Join us in preserving critical land at the Antietam and South Mountain battlefields.

  • Generations

    Introducing the Civil War Trust's new program to bring the past alive and families together through special events and tools to share history.

  • Experience the Entire Civil War

    Animated Map

    From the first shot to final surrender, watch our newest animated map that covers the entire conflict in less than 30 minutes.

Have a child aged 6-16?

Generations Event

Join us with your youngster to March Through American History at our next FREE Cadet Conference on January 23 in Washington, D.C.

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Message From Jim Lighthizer

Year End Video

2015 has been a remarkable year, so far. Please take a moment to watch this video and celebrate our great work together this year.

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From the Front Lines


CFC Campaign


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Rev War & War of 1812

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

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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