Civil War Trust

  • 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.

  • Gettysburg Battle App® Guide

    Let our FREE app be your guide to the Battle of Gettysburg as you commemorate the 151st anniversary — on the battlefield or from your home.

  • Save North Anna

    Civil War Trust now has the opportunity to save 665 acres of the Fontaine Farm—the entire battlefield at Jericho Mill in one fell swoop.

  • The Atlanta Campaign

    Read features from the Summer 2014 issue of our membership magazine – and easily browse past issues on our redesigned Hallowed Ground page.

  • Photo Contest

    Enter your best Civil War photos in our 2014 Civil War Trust Annual Photo Contest.

  • War Department™

    New Video Series

    Watch the trailer and the pilot episode for the War Department™ video series, the Civil War Trust's new web-based production in which expert historians, educators, military veterans and enthusiasts debate, discuss and analyze the American Civil War.

151st Anniversary

151st Anniversary

On July 18, 1863, Col. Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts led the assault on Battery Wagner. Learn more through our collection of articles, photos, and more.

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AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile

Support the Civil War Trust every time you shop online with AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate .5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Civil War Trust.

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From the Front Lines

 

Why Support the Trust?

 

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,
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