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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: August 13, 1864

August 13, 1864

Actions at Four-Mile Creek and Dutch Gap, VA.

Federal demonstration on the north bank of the James River, at Deep Bottom, as Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, USA, attempts to divert Gen. Robert E. Lee’s, CSA, attention away from Petersburg, Virginia, with little success, including combats at:
a) White’s Tavern
b) Charles City Road
c) New Market Road
d) Fussell’s Mill
e) Gravel Hill
f) Bailey’s Creek
g) Deep Run (or Creek), etc, 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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