Shepherdstown Battlefield Updates

The Civil War Trust has negotiated to purchase a property on the Shepherdstown Battlefield and has asked for the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association’s (SBPA) help in funding the purchase. The property, with a house, is 1.6 acres and contiguous to...

Another Parcel of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Saved

On September 30, 2013, the Civil War Trust (CWT) closed on the purchase of a property on the site of the 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown. The property is contiguous to the historic Cement Mill property. The property was purchased for $70,000 with funds supplied by the...

SBPA Leading the Way in Preserving Shepherdstown Battlefield

For the past nine years, the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association Inc (SBPA) has worked to save and preserve the site of the September 19-20, 1862, Battle of Shepherdstown.  Its goal has been to save 300 acres in the core of the battlefield and so far...

A History and Guide to Civil War Shepherdstown

An Interview with Nicholas Redding The Civil War Trust recently had the chance to sit down with Nicholas Redding, author of a new book, Civil War Shepherdstown: Victory and Defeat in West Virginia’s Oldest Town.  This new book describes and analyzes the story of a...

Civil War Trust Honors Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Champion

During a ceremony on March 2, 2012, at the Bavarian Inn in historic Shepherdstown, W.Va., the Civil War Trust, the nation’s largest battlefield preservation organization, recognized two outstanding advocates for the protection of historic sites with its Chairman’s...