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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: July 29, 1864

July 29, 1864

The Union effort at Deep Bottom is abandoned and the Federals retreat across the pontoon bridge on the James, 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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