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Civil War Trust

President's 2014 Status Report

From: President Jim Lighthizer
Date: August 2014

This report is provided to update you on the status of those land preservation projects to which members of Civil War Trust like you have donated so far in 2014.  As you will see, it is shaping up to be a remarkable year for saving America’s hallowed ground, thanks to you and your generosity.

Thank you again for your support, and especially for your dedication to this vital and important cause of saving our nation’s history.

2014 Battlefield Project

 # Acres

 $ Needed

Status

Cold Harbor

 6

 $275,000

SAVED!  Acquired by the Trust; soon to be transferred to Richmond National Battlefield.

Stones River

 0.12

 $52,000

Saved! Auction of property averted; acquired by the Trust; soon to be transferred to Stones River National Battlefield.

South Mountain

 43

 $112,500

Saved! Acquired by the Trust.

Glendale (Three Tracts)

 57

 $114,000

Saved! All parcels acquired by the Trust.

Four Battlefields — Mansfield, Appomattox Court House, Bentonville, Petersburg

 306

 $128,860

Saved! All parcels acquired by the Trust.

Port Republic

 427

 $270,000

In process. Fundraising is still active.

North Anna 

 665

 $314,000

In process. Fundraising is still active.

Lee's HQ / Gettysburg

 4

 $1.1 million

In process. Public fundraising campaign launched July 1, 2014; proceeding well so far, but cannot let up.

Harpers Ferry

 13

 $125,000

In process. Fundraising Campaign launched August 8, 2014; closing scheduled for October 25, 2015.

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