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150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: March 31, 1865

March 31, 1865

The engagement at Dinwiddie Court-House, VA, where Maj. Gen. George Pickett, CSA, repels the attacks by Maj. Gens. Philip H. Sheridan, and Gouverneur Warren, USA, however retreating to Five Forks, which weakens the Petersburg, VA, line, which will ultimately help cause the final break in Lee’s defensive position.

The engagement at the White Oak Road, VA, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

Action at Crow’s House, VA, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

Action at Hatcher’s Run, or Boydton Road, VA, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

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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