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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: June 21, 1864

June 21, 1864

Action at Howlett’s Bluff, VA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

President Abraham Lincoln tours the Petersburg, VA, siege lines on horseback with Lieut. Gen. Ulysses Simpson Grant, USA, as both sides continue to entrench.

Skirmishes at White House or Saint Peter’s Church and Black Creek, or Tunstall’s Station, 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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