150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: January 23, 1865

   

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January 23, 1865

A Confederate fleet sails from Richmond, VA, down the James River to attack the Federal supply depot at City Point, only to have the Drewry, CSS Richmond, Scorpion, and Virginia No. 2 run aground. Action at Fort Brady on the James River, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

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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