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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: January 25, 1865

January 25, 1865

The last phase of the Battle of Trent’s Reach (or “Action at Fort Brady”) plays out as the Confederate James River Squadron returns upriver after a failed attempted to cross the Federal river barrier at Trent’s Reach. 

Skirmish near Powhatan, VA, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

Scout to White’s Tavern on the Charles City Road.

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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