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Your Color Bearer Benefits

Like their 19th Century counterparts, American Battlefield Trust Color Bearers lead the way. These members are in the front rank for those who care about our history. As a Color Bearer, you will enjoy special recognition and invitations to exclusive battlefield tours led by top-tier historians including a private tour and reception at our annual conference. These are just a few of the ways we thank you for the tremendous leadership Color Bearers provide.

Each successive level of support enjoys all benefits of the previous levels.

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Regimental Color Bearer - $1000 ($84/month)

  • Receive an annual subscription to our award-winning Hallowed Ground magazine. Each issue – delivered quarterly – is packed with Civil War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812 history from the finest authors and information on Trust activities.

  • Receive a complimentary copy of our annual calendar. Our 2020 calendar features powerful, breathtaking images of preserved battlefields taken by our gifted and incredibly generous Distinguished Photographer Corps.

  • Receive invitations to exclusive historian-led battlefield tours (both virtual and in-person "pop-up" tours), including a specially selected tour in conjunction with the annual conference.

  • Receive invitations to exclusive Donor Thank You Weekend in spring.

  • Receive a 25% discount off an annual subscription to Valorous TV – a subscription service focused on bold and brave films, stories and reports of courage and uncommon valor from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War, the World Wars, and more recent wars and conflicts.

  • Receive a 10% discount when booking exclusive tour packages through Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours. We want to make it ever-easier for our members to explore battlefields with a tour company founded by one of the leading American historians of the 20th century. The group has conducted hundreds of tours, bringing thousands of heritage tourists to iconic sites in American history.

  • Receive special recognition in printed materials at the Annual Conference.

  • Receive a discount to our online store.

  • Name is listed on the annual “Roll Call of Honor” in Hallowed Ground.

  • Receive invitation to an exclusive “Author’s Dinner” with a noted military history author or historian at the annual conference.

  • Full donation is tax deductible, if you don't take advantage of the benefits offered.*

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Brigade Color Bearer - $2500 ($209/month)

  • Receive an invitation to The Grand Review, an annual, intimate gathering to be held at a unique Civil War or Revolutionary War-related site, with appropriate recognition in the event program.
  • Full donation is tax deductible, if you don't take advantage of the benefits offered.*
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Division Color Bearer - $5000 ($417/month)

  • Division Color Bearers will have annual conference fees waived for yourself and one guest.
  • Full donation is tax deductible, if you don't take advantage of the benefits offered.*
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Corps Color Bearers - $10000 ($834/month)

  • Upon request, receive personal genealogical research services to identify your direct-line Civil War ancestors.
  • Corps Color Bearers will also have annual conference fees waived for yourself and three additional guests.
  • Full donation is tax deductible, if you don't take advantage of the benefits offered.*
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National Color Bearer - $25000 ($2084/month)

  • Upon request, offered a personal tour for you and up to four guests at the Civil War battlefield of your choice.
  • National Color Bearers will also have annual conference fees waived for yourself and four additional guests.
  • Full donation is tax deductible, if you don't take advantage of the benefits offered.*

 

Tax Deduction Information

*Full membership donation is tax deductible, if you don't take advantage of the benefits offered. For your convenience, please review our 2018–2019 Color Bearers tax deduction information page for more details.

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