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 »

$2.3 Million Armor Closes 2015 Auction

Rock Island Auction Company’s 2015 December Premiere Firearms Auction was a success. The auction consisted of items tied to well-known names from history, top condition guns, rarities and prototypes, 7 exceptional collections, and over 3,000 collector firearms. Led by the $2.3 million … More »

Online “War of 1812” Database

The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) has released a War of 1812 online database. The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) stated the following about the database: “The Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database, ‘War of … More »