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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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Preservation News: 120 Acres at Fisher’s Hill

News from Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation’s press release and website:  There is a chance to save the center of one of the most iconic battlefields in the nation – Fisher’s Hill. Long in the making, this property first came to … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Charleston, SC – Old City, New Efforts

In late August 2018 exciting preservation news echoed from Charleston, South Carolina! Here are the “fast-facts” and links to more details:

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Limb Pit at Manassas National Battlefield Continues to Show the Horrors of Civil War Medicine

After over 150 years, the Civil War is still one of the mostly widely studied historical moments in history with new discoveries continuously being made. Recently one of these extraordinary finds took place while workers were digging at a construction … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Fort Pickens

Earlier this year, Gulf Islands National Seashore shared the news that five months of preservation work had been completed at Fort Pickens. Located near Pensacola, Florida, and completed in 1834, this historic structure had the distinction during the Civil War … 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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Preservation News: Conference on Preservation & Monuments

Oftentimes we think of preservation in the sense of saving battlefield land or preserving an important artifact or archival material. However, perhaps we can also see preservation of markers or monuments as important task. Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation recently hosted … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Victories Announced By Central Virginia Battlefield Trust

Earlier this week, Central Virginia Battlefield Trust announced four new preservation successes! Here are the details: 1. “Parcel 1” At Fredericksburg Battlefield Artillery lunette occupied by the Norfolk Artillery during the battle of Fredericksburg December 13, 1862.

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Preservation News: The Stone Bridge Project at Manassas National Battlefield

Today is the anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run, and it’s a great time to highlight some preservation work completed earlier this year on an important landmark on Manassas National Battlefield. The Stone Bridge spans the Bull Run … Continue reading

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Preservation News: Stonewall Brigade Tract Gets Eagle Scout Attention

It’s so inspiring to see young folks involved in battlefield preservation work. Check-out this highlight from Central Virginia Battlefields Trust‘s Summer Newsletter:

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