Civil War Trust

  • Harvest the History

    A Giving Tuesday Campaign

    Join us this November to gather and share history. Watch weekly videos of well-known individuals who care deeply about battlefields, support some of our key efforts—and spread the word of battlefield preservation.

  • Civil War Gifts

    Give the Gift of History

    Give "an acre" of battlefield land, gift memberships, books, apparel, the 2015 Civil War Trust Calendar, and more...

  • Save Franklin

    Help save three crucial acres at the heart of the battlefield — and connect it to already-saved land.

  • 2015 Calendar

    Get your stunning calendar—featuring a Civil War fact for each day of the year and beautiful photos from our annual photo contest—for just $12.95.

  • 2014 Photo Contest

    Winning Photos

    See the photos that took the top honors this year.

  • Save Chancellorsville

    New Opportunity with an impressive $9.29-to-$1 match

    Help us save 479 acres at Jackson's Flank attack — nearly doubling the amount of land saved at this part of the battlefield.

  • Alonzo Cushing at Gettysburg

    War Department™ Video Series

    Follow Medal of Honor awardee Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing’s bloodstained belt back to the Angle at Gettysburg where he died wearing it during the climax of Pickett’s Charge.

  • 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.

150th Anniversary: Franklin

150th anniversary: Franklin

Learn about the events of November 30, 1864 with our collection of maps, photos, videos , and more — plus take the opportunity to save 3 additional acres at Franklin.

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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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