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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: November 27, 1864

November 27, 1864

The explosion of the Federal vessel, Greyhound, Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler’s, USA, floating headquarters, on the James River, VA, possibly by Confederate agents.

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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