Virginia receives $2.7 million in federal grants to protect Civil War battlefields

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Virginia receives $2.7 million in federal grants to protect Civil War battlefields
Posted 5:46 pm, March 3, 2016, by Web Staff
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RICHMOND, Va. —Virginia has been awarded nearly $2.7 million in federal Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to help protect and preserve Civil War battlefields across the state.

Seven states received the grants from the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.

More: http://wtvr.com/2016/03/03/virginia-receives-2-7-million-in-federal-grants-to-protect-civil-war-battlefields/
 

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Virginia receives $2.7 million in federal grants to protect Civil War battlefields
Posted 5:46 pm, March 3, 2016, by Web Staff
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RICHMOND, Va. —Virginia has been awarded nearly $2.7 million in federal Battlefield Land Acquisition Grants to help protect and preserve Civil War battlefields across the state.

Seven states received the grants from the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program.

More: http://wtvr.com/2016/03/03/virginia-receives-2-7-million-in-federal-grants-to-protect-civil-war-battlefields/
Read the article. Pleased to see the list of battlefields and amounts allocated. Fredericksburg is getting the lion's share of the funds to VA. Wonder what other states and battlefields got funds?
 

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Would of it had better to use private funds to do this than spend tax payers money?
 

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This good news as the sites receiving the grants appear to be all the site that the Civil War Trust has been campaigning for over the past 18 months.
 
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