Civil War Trust

  • Help Save Shiloh

    Help protect 295 acres to bring us closer to completing the preservation of this battlefield!

  • Hallowed Ground Magazine

    Lincoln is Shot, Booth Escapes

    Read features from the Summer 2015 issue of our membership magazine – and easily browse past articles and issues on our Hallowed Ground page.

  • Revolutionary War Opportunity

    Help save a critical unprotected piece of the Battles of Lexington and Concord with Campaign 1776, a project of the Civil War Trust.

  • Video: Flags In4

    Historian Greg Biggs explains the various types of flags used by both sides during the Civil War in this episode of the Civil War Trust's In4 video series.

  • Generations

    Introducing the Civil War Trust's new program to bring the past alive and families together through special events and tools to share history.

  • Save Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    With your help, we can save 42 acres from the Chickamauga and Chattanooga campaigns at Reed's Bridge and Brown's Ferry forever.

Enter Our Photo Contest

2015 photo contest

Deadline extended to August 15. Showcase your best Civil War photos in our 2015 Annual Civil War Trust Photo Contest.

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150th Anniversary: The Crater

Anniversary of the Crater

Learn about the events of the Battle of Crater (Petersburg) on July 30, 1864, with our collection of maps, articles, photos and more.

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From the Front Lines


Campaign 1776


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Rev War & War of 1812

Help save the battlefields where America was forged with Campaign 1776, a project of the Civil War Trust.
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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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