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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: February 16, 1865

February 16, 1865

Union Battery 5 and Fort Stedman fire on Confederate camps on the opposing lines.

Confederate batteries fire on Fort Haskell in the afternoon.

Excessive picket firing along the Union Ninth Corps front in the evening.

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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