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Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Fighting The Second Civil War: History of Battlefield Preservation and the Emergence of the Civil War Trust

Fighting The Second Civil War: History of Battlefield Preservation and the Emergence of the Civil War Trust

Over the course of 30 years, a good idea and the hard work of dedicated history lovers Evolved into a movement that has saved from encroaching development some 45,000 acres - More than 70 square miles - At 132 American Civil War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 battlefields. Fueled by the generosity of acquisitions and leads the way in education, professional teacher development and heritage tourism. The Civil War Trust has been Charity Navigator "Four Star Charity," the highest rating, for seven years running, an achievement attained by only the top two percent of charities. A A fascinating, rough-and-tumble history of the people, the places and modern day heroes who have honored our nation's history.