The Civil War Trust is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of America’s hallowed battlegrounds. Below, find our latest news and stay up to date on the Trust’s latest preservation efforts, advocacy campaigns and education initiatives. Also, be sure to check out our social media for even more battlefield news.
Preservation & News Highlights
The Civil War Trust’s 30th Anniversary
In 1987, a small group of historians and concerned citizens joined together in hopes of preventing the loss of America’s Civil War battlefields. Now, thirty years later, the Civil War Trust has saved more than 46,000 acres at more than 100 battlefields in 24 states, creating battlefield parks where none existed and, in many cases, restoring the land to its Civil War appearance. Watch the video