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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: August 19, 1864

August 19, 1864

Lieut. Gen. A. P. Hill, CSA, attacks the Union forces on the Weldon Railroad, capturing 2,500 and pushing the Federals back, but not away from the railroad, a vital Confederate link.

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.

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