Travel & Events

Take tours with historians, engage in local Civil War events and discover a community of Civil War enthusiasts — Civil War Trust events will enrich your Civil War experience!

Upcoming Civil War Trust Events

Park Day

Join us nationwide for this annual event to take on maintenance projects, both big and small, at battlefields and historic sites.

Color Bearer Weekend

Color Bearers: Join us for this Invitation-Only event to explore Pensacola, Fla.— where FOUR different wars took place.

2017 Annual Conference

Join us in Chattanooga, Tenn., for the Civil War Trust's 2017 Annual Conference "Last Best Chance: The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns"!

2017 National Teacher Institute

Join us in Memphis, Tenn. for this annual professional development for educators to explore battlefields and participate in workshops.

Grand Review

Color Bearers (Brigade and higher): Join us for this invitation-only event in Fredericksburg, Va.


Recent Events

Grand Review Photos

2016 Grand Review

Our color bearers joined us at West Point, N.Y., for this invitation-only, event covering Civil War and Revolutionary War history & tours.


2016 Annual Conference

More than 500 people joined us in Gettysburg for the Civil War Trust's 2016 Annual Conference "High Tide at Gettysburg" — our largest conference ever!

Generations DC

Generations Event: Cadet Conference

Adults and children joined us at Anderson House on February 6, 2016, to don historical gear and "walk" thorough the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War.

Grand Review 2015 Gallery

2015 Grand Review

The Civil War Trust Color Bearers joined us in Charleston, S.C., on September 25-27, 2015, for a special invitation-only weekend to tour Civil War and Revolutionary War sites in the area.

Generations Pamplin Gallery

Generations Event:
Cadet Conference

Adults and children joined us at Pamplin Park on Sept. 12-13, 2015, to live like a Civil War soldier as part of our Civil War Generations program.

Generations Gettysburg Gallery

Generations Event:
Walk Pickett's Charge

Adults and children joined us at Gettysburg on July 25, 2015, to Walk Pickett's Charge for the inaugural event of the Civil War Generations program.

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Visit a Battlefield

  • Tourism, and the money that brings to a community, is one of our strongest arguments for not paving over a battlefield — So take a trip, see some beautiful and historic sites, and learn about our nation's past.
  • Civil War Discovery Trail 
  • The Civil War Discovery Trail links more than 600 sites in 32 states
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