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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: February 5, 1865

February 5, 1865

The Battle of Hatcher’s Run, or Dabney’s Mill, VA, as Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, USA, extends Gen. Robert E. Lee’s CSA, defensive lines around Petersburg, VA, by sending the 2nd and 5th US Army Corps south and westward toward the Boydton Plank Road and Hatcher’s Run, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.  2/5-7/1865.

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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