Tag Archives: American Battlefield Trust

Preservation News: Celebrating Saved Land At Appomattox

News from American Battlefield Trust… Dramatic scenes of the final fighting between Robert E. Lee’s and Ulysses S. Grant’s men are being preserved for posterity by the American Battlefield Trust. Working over several years, the nation’s top historic land-preservation nonprofit … Continue reading

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Railroads: A Few Extra Videos

Since Chris Mackowski’s On Location video at Tunnel Hill was quite popular this week, we thought you might enjoy some more short videos about railroads or railroad cuts. Take a journey through the history facts or battlefields with these clips … Continue reading

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Preservation News: $1.15 Million In Grants To Protect Battlefields In Virginia

Emerging Civil War is pleased to share the following press release and celebrate a wonderful preservation opportunity! Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund will help preserve more than 500 acres of hallowed ground at 10 Virginia historic sites This week the Virginia … Continue reading

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Preservation News: American Battlefield Trust’s 2018 State Leadership Award for Preservation Efforts

We’re pleased to share this press release from American Battlefield Trust about a representative who has championed preservation efforts. Charles Sargent, a veteran leader of the Tennessee House of Representatives, will receive the American Battlefield Trust’s State Leadership Award for … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Favorite Battlefields?

Last month American Battlefield Trust released a video tallying favorite battlefields of their staff and historians. It’s a great reminder why preservation is so important since it has been efforts to save battlefield land through the decades or recent years … Continue reading

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Preservation News: New Opportunity at Gettysburg’s Seminary Ridge

Check-out the details about this new tract of land that American Battlefield Trust is working save on Seminary Ridge, at Gettysburg! There is a remarkable opportunity to save 18 critical acres on Seminary Ridge, on the First Day’s battlefield at … Continue reading

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American Battlefield Trust at Chickamauga LIVE

It’s the 150th anniversary of the battle of Chickamauga. Our friends at the American Battlefield Trust are on there, broadcasting through Facebook LIVE. If you haven’t been following along, we encourage you to tune in throughout the day on Thursday. … Continue reading

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Preservation News: A Message From American Battlefield Trust

Emerging Civil War is pleased to assist preservation efforts and share the following message and call to action from President Jim Lighthizer from American Battlefield Trust about an important piece of congressional legislation. Dear Friends, My name is Jim Lighthizer … Continue reading

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Reams Station Trail Map

Tomorrow marks the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Reams Station. The Union Fifth Corps cut the Petersburg & Weldon Railroad on August 18, 1864, and Confederate counteroffensives failed to drive them off the position. While Gouverneur Warren’s men built … Continue reading

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Preservation News: American Battlefield Trust Working To Save Three 1862 Battlefields

News from American Battlefield Trust… What do Hickenlooper’s Battery, Randol’s Battery, and Latimer’s Battery all have in common? Each was part of key battle action near three crucial tracts on three 1862 battlefields – Shiloh in the west, and Glendale … Continue reading

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