Civil War Site in Culpeper County Saved

(Brandy Station, Va.) – The Virginia Outdoors Foundation (VOF) and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources join the Civil War Trust announced the preservation of a lofty, scenic ridge where 800 Confederate soldiers barred a Union cavalry division from the main fight at Brandy Station, the opening battle of the Civil War’s Gettysburg Campaign. The 400-foot-high, mile-long ridge in … More »

Civil War Trust 2017 Battlefield Preservation Accomplishments

(Washington, D.C.) – The Civil War Trust, America’s premier nonprofit battlefield preservation organization, achieved steady gains in 2017, continuing its aggressive pace of conserving historic lands. Thanks to the generosity of individual donors, coupled with strategic partnerships with government officials and nonprofit groups across the country, the Trust protected 2,474 battlefield acres in … More »


In military terminology, desertion is the abandonment of a duty or post without permission and is done with the intention of not returning. We have been hearing a lot about desertion, lately, as it relates to the case of Sergeant Beaudry Robert “Bowe” Bergdahl who deserted … More »