Civil War Trust

  • Lee's Headquarters

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

  • Save the Crossroads

    We now have an opportunity to save 355 acres at the Chancellorsville and the Wilderness battlefields—creating an interpretive bridge between these two crucial chapters of our nation's history.

  • Test Your Knowledge

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

  • Save Gettysburg

    "The Forgotten Hill"

    Join our effort to save 26 acres of key battlefield land along the Baltimore Pike — the scene of intense fighting during the Battle of Gettysburg.

  • Calling Educators!

    Join us this summer in Richmond at our National Teacher Institute, a FREE professional development weekend for educators.

It's Almost Here!

Annual Conference 2016

Join us at the Annual Conference for four days of camaraderie and Civil War touring at Gettysburg on June 1–5, 2016. Register now—tours are filling up fast!

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Revolutionary War History

Revolutionary War

From Lexington to Yorktown and beyond, watch the action unfold like never before in our new animated map covering the entire Revolutionary War!

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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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