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Campaign to protect Cedar Creek battlefield

Today the Civil War Trust is scheduled to announce a $1.3 million fund-raising campaign to preserve two parcels of land near the official boundaries of the Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, about 80 miles west of Washington. One is a 12-acre piece of private property where the 8th Vermont Volunteers Monument honors a desperate encounter during the Battle of Cedar Creek on Oct.
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Civil War Trust uses Virginia grant to help save land at Brandy Station Battlefield

History / US History : A House Divided (last year)

Five days after Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) announced a new round of matching grants for 13 of the state’s Civil War battlefields, the Civil War Trust has declared victory in its campaign to save 56 acres, costing $3.6 million, ... Read Post

Civil War Trust announces large-scale preservation initiative

History / US History : A House Divided (3 years ago)

The Civil War Trust, a non-profit known for its aggressive fundraising to save Civil War battlefields, is taking on it largest campaign ever with a new initiative to raise $40 million to protect an additional 20,000 acres. The progr... Read Post

Shenandoah Civil War Battlefields could be lost to development

History / US History : Blog 4 History (3 years ago)

—————- Website of the Civil War Trust I am writing to you today to ask your support in helping to save two incredible tracts at the Cedar Creek battlefield. In all the years that we’ve been saving Civil War battlefield land in the S... Read Post


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