Your Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Preservation Legacy

Campaign 1776, a project of the Civil War Trust, preserves and protects American battlefields from the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. We are grateful that history supporters such as yourself want to help us preserve these battlefields so that future generations can walk the land and understand the importance of this hallowed ground.

Gifts that benefit Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Preservation

You can make a lasting impact with your legacy gift that will protect America’s Founding Era battlefields for future generations and educate the public about how the events that occurred on that land created the nation we are today. Be part of history and make a lasting legacy gift to ensure that the battlefields of these wars are preserved into the future.

To view sample bequest language, click here.

To designate your gift for a specific purpose, we encourage you to complete a Declaration of Intent form.

What is Campaign 1776?

Campaign 1776 is the Civil War Trust’s national initiative to foster the protection, preservation and interpretation of battlefields from the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.Campaign 1776 We seek to tell the stories of the citizen soldiers who faced adversity and ultimately victory in securing and confirming American Independence, from the fields of the Lexington Green to the shores of the New Orleans. These acres of land are living memorials to these Patriots and provide a unique outdoor classroom for current and future generations.

You can learn more about our programs and current preservation opportunities when you connect with us online. We invite you to visit the following resources:

  1. Explore our website to explore our battlefield pages, read featured scholarly articles, and learn more about the battlefield preservation movement.
  2. Like us on Facebook and join a community of 30,000 people to get daily posts of Revolutionary War and War of 1812 anniversaries, events, and historical tidbits.

Contact Alice Mullis at 202-367-1861 x7219 or for additional information about different giving options.