Default Membership Hero

Become a Member

You are here


Join the Civil War Trust today — the team that is working to save America's endangered Civil War battlefields. Trust members will receive our award winning magazine, battlefield maps and invitations to special membership events. See membership benefits »


By becoming a member of the Civil War Trust, you are providing the opportunity for people to learn about American history from an irreplaceable primary source—the land where history was made. Because of your support, future generations will be able to walk the ground where the battles that decided the fate of our nation were fought and walk in the footsteps of the heroes from our past.

As a member you will receive our award-winning quarterly magazine, Hallowed Ground, featuring fascinating articles from some of the best historians working in the field. You’ll also receive an invitation to our annual conference. This unique, members-only event allows you to walk the ground you’ve helped save with some of the best battlefield guides in the country. You’ll also have access to special lectures, book-signings, and much more.

The Civil War Trust counts on dedicated individuals like you to continue its mission of saving America’s hallowed ground and educating future generations about the importance of our history. Become a member today, and help us shape the future by preserving the past.

Civil War Trust Membership Levels

Color Bearer - $1000+

Civil War Trust Color Bearers are the true vanguard of the American Civil War battlefield preservation movement. This active group has helped to save countless acres of Hallowed Ground. Learn about Color Bearers »

Cannoneer - $500

Cavalryman - $250

Quarter Master - $100

Sentry - $50

Bugler - $35 


Hallowed Ground Magazine

Membership Benefits

Quarterly Hallowed Ground Magazine

Your Civil War Trust membership includes an annual subscription to our award-winning magazine. Each issue of Hallowed Ground is packed with Civil War history from the finest authors and information on Trust activities.

Benefits Include

  • Monthly e-Newsletter to help you stay on top of all the latest battlefield preservation news.
  • Invitation to our Civil War Trust Annual Conference for members, featuring tours of Civil War battlefields with noted historians, interesting lectures on Civil War topics, book signings and more.
  • Rental car discounts.
  • All gifts are tax deductible 

If you prefer, join by phone or mail

  • Civil War Trust
    1140 Professional Court
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • (888) 606-1400


I admire the work that you do and feel that it is an honor to help out in some small way. In my case, I feel an obligation to honor in some small way the brave men who sacrificed everything for what they believed in.

Joe Cardinale Patterson, New York, Supporter since 1995
Read more testimonials