Video Feature: Take A Civil War Trust History Hike

One of the biggest preservation stories of 2012 was the Civil War Trust’s purchase of 235 acres of the Gaines' Mill battlefield in Richmond, Virginia. The Trust builds such achievements on inspiring history hikes where experts introduce potential donors to unprotected “hallowed ground.” This video follows one of those hikes.

Civil War Trust Invades Richmond—25th Anniversary Celebration Of The People Behind 32,000 Acres Of Battlefield Preservation

Founders get award
The Civil War Trust's four day Annual Conference was held June 6th to 10th, 2012 in Richmond, Virginia, the perfect place to celebrate 25 years and the preservation of more than 32,000 acres of historic battlefields. This year's conference focused on their massive land preservation purchase at Gaines' Mill battlefield, where this weekend, ranger-led tours will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the battle. The