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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: March 23, 1865

March 23, 1865

President Abraham Lincoln departs from Washington, D.C., with his wife and son, to confer with Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, USA, at City Point, VA, outside Petersburg, VA.

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.

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