Civil War Trust

  • Lincoln's Last Days

    War Department™ Video Series

    In this War Department™ episode, travel to Washington, D.C., and Gettysburg to find objects and stories associated with President Abraham Lincoln's last days in April 1865.

  • End of the Civil War

    150th Anniversary

    After four years of Civil War, the United States of America began the 'Road to Reunion' in the spring and summer of 1865. Learn more about these dramatic events and plan your own commemoration.

  • Save 3 Battlefields

    Help save 19 acres of hallowed ground at three battlefields of the Western Theater — Mill Springs, Perryville, and Stones River — that kept Union hopes for victory afloat.

  • To The Bitter End

    Catch a sneak peek at features from the Spring 2015 issue of our membership magazine, focused on the conclusive events 150 years ago.

  • Annual Conference

    "The Road to Appomattox"

    Join us next year in Richmond for four days of camaraderie and Civil War touring at some of America's great Civil War battlefields in Virginia — June 3–June 7, 2015.

Congressional Testimony

OJL Congress

Jim Lighthizer testifies in support of the LWCF American Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants Program.

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150th Anniversary: White Oak Road

White Oak Road

Learn about the beginning stage of the Appomattox Campaign on March 31, 1865, at White Oak Road – where we've saved 898 acres.

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From the Front Lines


Honor Our Soldiers


CFC Campaign

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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