NP: June 11, 1864 Cleveland Plain Dealer: Assault on Petersburg

   

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in June 1864

ASSAULT ON PETERSBURG.

FORT MONROE, June 10th.—Yesterday morning a force under Gen. Gillmore made a demonstration on Petersburg and succeed-ed in carrying the enemy’s outer works with the loss of very few men.  While this was being done, Butler sent a force which suc-ceeded in destroying three of four miles of the Petersburg & Richmond railroad, with-out loss.1

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  1. Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), June 11, 1864

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