It is my hope that Beyond the Crater will become the best resource for books about the Siege of Petersburg on the web. This page lists the main books covering the battles and the overall campaign of Petersburg. In addition, you will be able to find a “Bibliography” section on almost every battle summary page, unit page (from armies down to regiments and batteries), and leader biography page on this site.

Books on the Siege of Petersburg

Note: More books are coming soon!

Siege of Petersburg Overviews

Other Petersburg Related Materials

Butler’s Offensive

First Offensive

Second Offensive

Third Offensive

Fourth Offensive

Fifth Offensive

Sixth Offensive

Eighth Offensive

    Ninth Offensive


  • Unit Histories

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