150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: June 22, 1864

   

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June 22, 1864

Engagement near the Jerusalem Plank Road, Petersburg, VA, where Lieut. Gen. Ambrose Powell Hill, CSA repels the forces under Maj. Gens. David B. Birney, USA, and Horatio G. Wright, USA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

Federal expedition, with Brig. Gen. James H. Wilson, USA, Cavalry against the South Side and Danville Railroad, VA, with skirmishes at the following:
a) Reams’ Station (22nd)
b) near Nottoway Court-House (23rd)
c) at Staunton River Bridge, or Roanoke Station (25th)
d) Sappony Church, or Stony Creek (28th-29th)
e) Reams’ Station (29th)
the Richmond (VA) Campaign
6/22-7/2/1864.

Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.

Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco

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