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Encyclopedia > Civil War Preservation Trust

The Civil War Preservation Trust is a non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of American Civil War battlefields. The Trust, based in Washington, D.C., also promotes educational programs and heritage tourism initiatives to inform the public of the war's origins and history. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederate) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties Killed in action: 110,000 Total dead: 360,000 Wounded: 275,200 Killed in action: 93,000 Total dead: 258... Flag Seal Nickname: the District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location Location of Washington, D.C., with regard to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia. ...


As of mid-2005, the Trust has protected 21,300 acres (86 kmĀ²) at 93 battlefield sites in 19 states. It publishes an annual report entitled History Under Siege: America's Most Endangered Civil War Battlefields. In 2005, the ten most-endangered sites were: 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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  • Civil War Preservation Trust
  • Battlefield Preservation Resources

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Civil War Bookshelf: Civil War Preservation Trust - secrecy and publicity (359 words)
As we approach the Feb. 28 date for the release of Civil War Preservation Trust's highly idiosyncratic endangered battlefields list and press conference, it dismays me to say that the essayist and TV personality Ben Stein will be used to spark interest in this year's event.
Civil War Preservation Trust has never posted its financials but at least up to a couple of years ago, it had a link on its home page to Charity Navigator.
CWPT is saving more than $3 million a year from its intake; it was sitting on $16 million in assets in 2002 and the savings keep accumulating.
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