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The American Battlefield Trust is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of America’s hallowed battlegrounds. Below, find our latest news and stay up to date on the Trust’s latest preservation efforts, advocacy campaigns and education initiatives. Also, be sure to check out our social media for even more battlefield news.

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Summer sunset at Perryville Battlefield
Summer sunset at Perryville Battlefield
Daniel Kirchner

Celebrating the "Great American Outdoors Act"

The future of America’s hallowed ground, the battlefields on which its formative conflicts were decided, is more secure today, after the “Great American Outdoors Act” has become law. This legislation to preserve and restore America’s public lands received significant bipartisan support in both houses of Congress and from a vast coalition of conservation and stewardship organizations, including the American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s leading battlefield preservation organization, en route to its presidential signature. Learn more


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