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    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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  • No Parking Available in the Eastern Front Unit August 2

    Free shuttle service will transport all visitors to and from the Eastern Front Unit on August 2 during 150th Anniv. of the Battle of the Crater events. Shuttles will depart from the Farmer's Market located at 9 Old St. in Old Towne Petersburg.

  • Eastern Front Unit Trails Closed to Horse Traffic on August 2

    Those who would like to ride horses at the park on Aug. 2 are encouraged to use the trails at Five Forks in Dinwiddie County as other trails will be closed to horses that day while the park commemorates the 150th Anniv. of the Battle of the Crater.

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Please note that for each regimental entry the brigade, or battalion, the regiment was a part of is in brackets, followed by the division, and then the corps it belonged to. For example: 1st Delaware Infantry - (3)brigade, 2 division, II corps ; 12th Virginia Infantry - (Mahone's)brigade, Mahone's division, III corps.

To learn more about the actions the regiments took part go to the Battles page.


Infantry
3rd (Battle), Gordon, II

4th (Law), Field, I

June 15-18, 1864

5th (Battle), Grimes, II

March 25, 1865 - Fort Stedman

6th (Battle), Gordon, II

8th (Forney), Mahone, III

July 30, 1864 - The Crater
August 18, 1864 - Weldon Railroad
August 25, 1864 - Ream's Station

9th (Forney), Mahone, III
July 30, 1864 - The Crater
August 18, 1864 - Weldon Railroad
August 25, 1864 - Ream's Station

10th (Forney), Mahone, III

July 30, 1864 - The Crater
August 18, 1864 - Weldon Railroad
August 25, 1864 - Ream's Station

11th (Forney), Mahone, III

July 30, 1864 - The Crater
August 18, 1864 - Weldon Railroad
August 25, 1864 - Ream's Station

12th (Battle), Mahone, III

13th (Forney), Mahone, III
August 18, 1864 - Weldon Railroad

14th (Forney), Mahone, III

July 30, 1864 - The Crater
August 18, 1864 - Weldon Railroad
August 25, 1864 - Ream's Station

15th (Laws), Field, I

June 15-18, 1864

41st (Moody), Johnson, Anderson

June 15-18, 1864
April 1, 1865 - Five Forks

43rd (Moody), Johnson, Anderson

June 15-18, 1864
April 1, 1865 - Five Forks

44th (Law), Field, I

June 15-18, 1864

47th (Law), Field, I

June 15-18, 1864

48th (Law), Field, I

June 15-18, 1864

59th (Moody), Johnson, Anderson

June 15-18, 1864
July 30, 1864 - The Crater
February 5, 1865 - Hatcher's Run
March 31, 1865 - White Oak Road
April 1, 1865 - Five Forks

60th (Moody), Johnson, Anderson

June 15-18, 1864
July 30, 1864 - The Crater

February 5, 1865 - Hatcher's Run
March 31, 1865 - White Oak Road
April 1, 1865 - Five Forks

61st (Battle), Gordon, II
March 25, 1865 - Fort Stedman

23rd Battalion Sharpshooters (Moody), Johnson, Anderson
June 15-18, 1864
July 30, 1864 - The Crater
February 5, 2865 - Hatcher's Run
March 31, 1865 - White Oak Road
April 1, 1865 - Five Forks


Artillery
Hurt's
(McIntosh's Battalion), Mahone, III


Jefferson Davis (Reese's) (Cutshaw's Battalion), Gordon, II


Cavalry
4th Battalion (Love's)
(Forney), Mahone, III
August 25, 1864 - Reams Station





Did You Know?

Blandford Church and Cemetery, 1865.

Those who died on the battlefields around Petersburg were left where they were originally buried until after the Civil War. From 1866-69 most Union dead were buried at Poplar Grove National Cemetery while thousands of Confederate dead were buried at the historic Blandford Cemetery. (Petersburg NB)