So you want to learn about the Civil War?
Can you imagine spending almost ten months of the Civil War fighting in one area? Why were the soldiers here for so long? How did they pass their days? What was it like living in the trenches around Petersburg?
Through Soldier Life and Pictionary examine the lives, the uniforms and the equipment of Civil War soldiers who traveled on foot, fought on horseback, or fired a cannon.
Did You Know?
A pair of bald eagles built a nest above Colquitt's Salient at Petersburg National Battlefield in 2003. The birds hatched the first known eaglets in the park in the spring of 2004. The pair continues to return to the nest year after year to nurture their young.