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Today in the Petersburg Campaign: May 4, 1864

May 4, 1864

Operations on the South side of the James River, VA, as Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, USA, and the Army of the James, started out in transports and prepared to attack Richmond, VA, from the south. 5/4-6/2/1864.

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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