We can't save these threatened battlefields alone—we need help from concerned citizens like you.
Thanks to a bill in Congress sponsored by Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA), H.R. 2059, Ed Bearss may soon receive a new accolade to add to his lengthy resume: Congressional Gold Medal recipient. Show your support!
The Civil War Trust is urging its supporters to contact their congressman and tell them to support H.R. 1621, the Petersburg National Battlefield Boundary Modification Act. This act would expand the boundaries of the Petersburg National Battlefield Park to protect key battlefield sites not presently protected by the National Park Service.
The federal Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program is the primary tool used by the Civil War Trust to save battlefield land. Tell Congress to support full funding for the Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program for fiscal year (FY) 2016.
As we remember the sacrifice of those who died on the fields at Gettysburg, we must continue the fight to protect their legacy by preserving these hallowed grounds. Take action to ensure that no casino will ever have a Gettysburg Address.
Learn more about the threat that a large commercial development site poses to the Wilderness Battlefield. Discover ways that you can help prevent this from happening.
Threats We've Faced
Photos from past threats to Civil War battlefields.Visit the gallery »
A History of Success
- FDAC retrospective »
- Gettysburg Casino Defeat »
- Saving Fredericksburg's Slaughter Pen Farm »
- Wilderness Walmart Retrospective »
Rally the Troops
Fighting your own battle? Get the ball rolling and generate greater awareness in your community. Learn More »