Today in the Petersburg Campaign: February 2, 1865



in February 1865

February 2, 1865

Maj. Gen. John G. Parke, USA, resumes the command of the 9th US Army Corps, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

President Abraham Lincoln travels from Washington, D.C., to Fortress Monroe, VA, and joins his Secretary of State William H. Seward, aboard the River Queen, where they plan to meet with the Confederate peace delegation the next day.

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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