California native Kyle Thompson, former chef, musician, and victim of ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, recorded a CD of original and period music at Civil War battlefields across the nation to draw attention to the need for preservation. He donated the proceeds from the sale of his music to the Civil War Trust, resulting in the preservation of key parts of the Gettysburg and Appomattox battlefields.
Jim Lighthizer's letter about the urgent opportunity we have to help protect 74 crucial acres at the Appomattox battlefield, while honoring a man who is giving to our shared cause of battlefield preservation.
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