Tag: Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program

Webb calls for continued funding funding to preserve Civil War battlefields

Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.), joined by three other senators, today called on Senate appropriators to provide funding for the Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program. This program is especially relevant to Virginia, which is home to more major Civil War battles than any other state. “With the sesquicentennial commemoration of the Civil War having begun in […]


Webb pushes preservation funding

U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., this week sent a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Subcommittee on Interior Appropriations requesting that the Civil War Battlefield Preservation Program be funded at the House-supported level of $9 million in the FY 2010 Interior-Environment Appropriations bill.