Civil War Trust

  • Save Fredericksburg

    Save 25 acres at Meade's Breakthrough — and meet our annual commitment at Slaughter Pen Farm.

  • Annual Conference

    Tour Selection Now Available!

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

  • Save Appomattox

    Today you have the incredible opportunity to help save 202 acres of hallowed ground where soldiers — North and South — fired their final shots!

  • Historical Fiction In4

    Author Jeff Shaara explains the importance of the Historical Fiction genre within the history community.

  • 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.

Black History Month

Black Soldiers In4

Historian Hari Jones summarizes the experience of African American Civil War soldiers, from emancipation to the authorization of USCT to their experiences on the battlefield.

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Tell Congress to Save Petersburg

Save Petersburg

Help preserve over 7,000 acres of Petersburg battlefield by asking your elected representatives to expand the park boundary.

Learn more and sign the petition »

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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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