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History Needs Heroes Campaign

History Needs Heroes

Preserve the Past, Inspire the Future

A campaign to fund the preservation of the ACWM’s world-class collection of Civil War military and civilian artifacts totaling over 15,000 items and over 150,000 documents.

By participating in this campaign, you will play a vital role in ensuring the longevity of our collection. Your donation to our artifact preservation efforts enables us to safeguard these important pieces of history from the war that remade America.

With your support, we ignite curiosity, inspire learning, and foster a deeper understanding of our nation’s history!

Be a Civil War “hero” by donating today.

Gifts to the History Needs Heroes Campaign can provide:

Archival Grade storage boxes, acid-free paper, and protective cases

Preservation treatments to stabilize and protect delicate artifacts from deterioration

Maintenance of climate control systems to regulate temperature and humidity levels

Exhibition installation costs

Artifact acquisition and research