Five ForksWar Department™ Video Series
In this War Department™ episode, visit the West Point Museum to see items associated with Generals Sheridan and Warren at the Battle of Five Forks, fought on April 1, 1865.
End of the Civil War150th 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.
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.
1865 Animated Map
Our newest Animated Map puts you at the center of the concluding battles of the Civil War — and "The Road to Reunion."
150th Anniversary: Five Forks
Before the Petersburg Breakthrough was an important April 1, 1865, battle at Five Forks – where we've saved 419 acres.
From the Front Lines
- Governor Terry McAuliffe Joins Anheuser-Busch and Civil War Trust to Announce Battlefield Donation at Williamsburg »
- Governor Pat McCrory Joins Civil War Trust to Celebrate Preservation Achievements at Bentonville »
- Don't Take History For Granted: Join Civil War Trust For National Park Day Event »
- Civil War Trust Celebrates Another Successful Year for Battlefield Preservation »
- Congress Enacts Landmark Legislation to Preserve America's Endangered Battlefields »
- Winners of National Civil War Trust Photography Contest Announced »
- The fight to reclaim America's battlefields (CBS Sunday Morning) »
- Civil War Trust Lauds Beginning of Restoration Effort at Epicenter of Franklin Battlefield »
- Historians and Preservation Groups Announce Landmark National Campaign to Save Revolutionary War Battlefields »
- Groups seek to save hallowed ground in Princeton (Philadelphia Inquirer) »
- Civil War Trust to preserve battlefields from Revolutionary War and War of 1812 (Washington Post) »
- Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Accepts Transfer of 127 Acres of Hallowed Ground From Civil War Trust »
- Cedar Creek Battlefield Partners Celebrate Preservation Victories as Anniversary Commemoration Begins »
- Civil War Trust's Restoration of Fleetwood Hill at Brandy Station Underway »
- House of Representatives Allocates $8.9 Million for Battlefield Preservation in Interior Appropriations Bill »
- Brandy Station battle site is being restored (Fredericksburg.com) »
- Deal will save Civil War land (Fredericksburg.com) »
- Hallowed Ground Magazine Wins Sixth Consecutive APEX Grand Award for Publication Excellence »
- Civil War Trust 'Field Trip Fund' Sponsors Student Trips to Battlefields »
- Civil War Trust's New War Department™ Video Series Puts Viewers at the Epicenter of Historical Events »
- Civil War Trust 'Teachers Regiment' Connects Educators Passionate About History, Preservation »
- Civil War Trust Earns Fifth Consecutive 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator »
- Video: The Gettysburg Address »
- Be on the Front Lines in Saving History: Become a Member »
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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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