Civil War Sites : The Official Guide to the Civil War Discovery Trail by Civil War Preservation Trust
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Discover the places where heroes were born and history was made. Covering 31 states, the District of Columbia, and three foreign countries, Civil War Sites is your official travel guide to more than 600 battlefields, antebellum mansions, state parks, cemeteries, memorials, museums, and other Civil War-related destinations that are part of the Civil War Discovery Trail. Whether you're a Civil War buff or planning a family trip to explore our nation's past, this easy-to-use, comprehensive, and completely up-to-date guide takes you to the places where heroes were born and history was made. Inside you'll find: - More than 600 Civil War-related site listings, organized by region and listed alphabetically by state - Specific directions, hours, admission fees, discounts, and contact information - Helpful maps to orient you to site locations - Information about reenactments and special events - A brief historical look at a nation divided Civil War Preservation Trust Civil War Preservation Trust is a private, nonprofit organization with 70,000 members across the country. The organization's mission is to promote appreciation and stewardship of our nation's historical, cultural, and environmental heritage through preservation of significant Civil War sites and through supporting preservation and education programs.


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