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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Land Saved Map

    Explore the battlefield sites where the Civil War Trust has saved more than 39,000 acres of hallowed ground in 20 states.

Support Civil War Education

Field Trip Fund

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

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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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