Tag: Civil War Trust
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the protection of 65 acres of Civil War battlefield in Williamsburg. The land is being donated by Anheuser-Busch to the Civil War Trust, the largest nonprofit organization devoted to preserving America’s battlegrounds.
Governor Terry McAuliffe presided over a ceremony at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield, formally announcing the transfer of 127 acres of hallowed ground at Sailor’s Creek Battlefield Historical State Park.
Wal-Mart has donated to the Commonwealth of Virginia more than 50 acres of land in Orange County associated with the Civil War battle of Chancellorsville and most notably with the battle of the Wilderness. Virginia’s Department of Historic Resources, the agency that will receive and steward the donated land, has worked quietly with Wal-Mart to complete a the donation documents and its acceptance.