Help Send Students to Battlefields
As the new school year begins, prepare an opportunity through our Field Trip Fund for students to experience history on actual ground where the battles were fought.
Fall Hike Recommendations
This Labor Day weekend is the perfect opportunity to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty of our nation’s battlefield parks. Check out our list of six battlefields on the Civil War Discovery Trail ideal for fall hiking.
Save GettysburgLee'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: Third Winchester
Learn about the events of the Battle of Third Winchester on September 19, 1864, with our collection of maps, articles, photos, preservation history and more.
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From the Front Lines
- 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) »
- Civil War Trust Recognizes Pair of Education Leaders With Major Preservation Awards »
- Deal will save Civil War land (Fredericksburg.com) »
- Hallowed Ground Magazine Wins Sixth Consecutive APEX Grand Award for Publication Excellence »
- Interior Sec. Sally Jewel to Accepts Transfer of 285 Acres on Gaines' Mill Battlefield from Civil War Trust »
- Civil War Trust Launches National Campaign to Preserve Robert E. Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg »
- Overland Campaign: Follow armies along their 75-mile path through photos and sketches »
- Civil War Trust Announces National Campaign to Save Jericho Mill Battlefield At North Anna »
- 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 »
- Overland Campaign Anniversary Begins with Expansion of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park »
- Atlanta Campaign Battle App Guides Visitors to a Wealth of Civil War Gems »
- Civil War Trust App, 'Real Time' Tweeting Mark 150th Anniversary of Momentous Summer of 1864 »
- Wide Awake Films Wins Silver Telly Award for Production of Battle of Gettysburg Animated Map »
- Civil War Trust 'Teachers Regiment' Connects Educators Passionate About History, Preservation »
- Civil War Trust Earns Fifth Consecutive 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator »
- Governor McDonnell Announces Donation of Battlefield Lands to Commonwealth by Wal-Mart »
- 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,
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