The story of how private citizens headlined the efforts to preserve American Civil War Battlefields.
Over the course of thirty years, a good idea and hard work of dedicated history lovers evolved into a movement that has saved more than 45,000 acres of historical land from developers — more than 70 square mile of American Revolutionary, War of 1812 and Civil War battlefields.
Fighting the Second Civil War: A History of Battlefield Preservation and the Emergence of the Civil War Trust, by Bob Zeller, was published in 2017 in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Civil War Trust (now the American Battlefield Trust).
- 448 pages
- Includes 17 maps and 20 color photos
- Published July 11, 2017 by Knox Press