Welcome to WTCW!
Welcome to the Western Theater in the Civil War! Explore the site and join the community as we explore the most important theater of the war; where it was won and lost.
Check out our events page, where, in 2023, we have 10 opportunities for you to learn about the Western Theater in person and on the ground. You can also find an extensive list of book recommendations, and hundreds of articles to take you deeper into your Western Theater study.
Check back soon for a WTCW podcast launching in 2023!
Recent Blog Posts
- Fri, Oct 20Perryville, KentuckyOct 20, 1:00 PM EDT – Oct 22, 12:30 PM EDTPerryville, Kentucky, Perryville, Kentucky
- Sat, Nov 04Buffington Island Battlefield ParkNov 04, 10:00 AM EDTBuffington Island Battlefield Park, 56797 OH-124, Portland, OH 45770, USA
Support Western Theater Battlefields!
The American Battlefield Trust has several efforts that include saving ground at Western Theater battle sites. Please consider preserving our history by clicking on the links below to donate today!
Western Theater On the Ground and Digital Learning Opportunities
On the Ground and Digital Learning Opportunities are events focused on the Western Theater, but not hosted by this site. For more specific details, contact the hosts. If you are hosting a Western Theater event, and would like it posted, please contact us!