US State & Local Medals

Given for service in the Second World War By David L. Burrows With the 100th Anniversary of United States entry into WWI, many collectors are discovering or renewing their interest in medals issued to veterans by local towns, cities, counties, … More »

10 Questions with Stephen Rogers

Talking about collecting 19th Century US militaria We are all in this together. In an effort to report on the state of different facets of the military collectibles market, Military Trader strives to discover and share the opinions of the … More »

American Battlefield Trust Unveils Mobile App

(Richmond, Va.) — People keen on learning more about Civil War Richmond, long for the prize sought by Union commanders, have a new travel companion at their fingertips. The American Battlefield Trust’s newest Battle App enables visitors to explore the 1862 and 1864 campaigns fought for … More »

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 »