Campaign 1776, the preservation arm of the Civil War Trust devoted to saving American Revolution and War of 1812 historic sites and land has announced their second major project on this history front with a campaign to save 10.4 acres at the Battle of Brandywine, Pennsylvania. This battle, an unappreciated and largest battle of the American Revolution, currently is a Pennsylvania State Park with a hodgepodge of eased and preserved land throughout the large battlefield.
Civil War Preservation Success 2015
Civil War Trust saves over 1,500 acres of Civil War grounds in 2015, including Lee's Headquarters in Gettysburg, the forty-four acres of the center of the battlefield at Antietam, plus ground at Gaines Mill, Chickamauga, Shiloh, and many others. $52.5 million was raised during the Civil War 150th Anniversary campaign overall, surpassing the goal of $40 million, and presenting the opportunity of the trust to preserve over 10,000 acres of land. Thanks to all who contributed.
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