AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD PROTECTION PROGRAM
The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) fosters opportunities for stewardship of historic battlefields associated with wars on American soil. It seeks to protect battlefields and sites, to encourage and assist in planning for the preservation, interpretation and management of these sites, and to raise awareness of the importance of preserving battlefields and related sites.
Did You Know?
Two future U.S. presidents fought at the Battle of Cedar Creek: Col. Rutherford B. Hayes and Capt. William McKinley. Hayes was promoted to brigadier general for his services at the battle and was elected president in 1876. McKinley won his bid for the White House in 1896.