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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: August 14, 1864

August 14, 1864

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

The X Corps, USA, crossed the pontoon at Deep Bottom and attacked the skirmishers from Field’s division, CSA, who composed the Confederate left flank, driving them back to New Market Heights, 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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