Civil War Trust

  • 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.

  • The Civil War Trust presents

    Civil War In4

    Watch the latest videos in our series of short educational presentations on a variety of Civil War topics — in four minutes or less.

  • Test Your Knowledge

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

  • Lee's Headquarters

    Follow the progress of the Trust's most ambitious restoration project — Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg — with our new Preservation Timeline!

  • Generations

    Have you explored our resources? Bring the past alive and families together through special events and tools to share history!

Support Our Teachers!

Support Our Teachers

Donate to support our 20th Annual Teacher Institute, where 200 educators will join us in two weeks in Richmond, Va. — We need $20,000!

Learn more about this need »

Animated Maps

Animated Maps

Our collection of animated maps bring battles to life, complete with troop movement animations, narratives, videos, and more.

Explore our Animated Maps »

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.
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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