Civil War Trust

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Frederick Douglass

    War Department™ Video Series

    In this "Short" from the War Department™ video series, National Park Service Ranger Mark Malloy of the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site answers questions about the life of America's premiere Black abolitionist.

  • 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.

  • 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.

150th Anniversary: Mobile Bay

mobile bay 150th

Learn about the events of the Battle of Mobile Bay on August 2–23, 1864, with our collection of maps, articles, photos and more.

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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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