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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: July 5, 1864

July 5, 1864

The call is made upon New York and Pennsylvania for 24,000 militia, to help defend Washington, DC, from the advance of Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA.

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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