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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: December 26, 1864

December 26, 1864

George G. Meade orders a 100 gun salute along the lines at Petersburg to celebrate William Tecumseh Sherman’s capture of Savannah, Georgia.

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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