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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.

Connecticut

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
6th
(2), 1, X
June 9, 1864 - Battle of the Old Men and Young Boys

7th (2), 1, X
June 9, 1864 - Battle of the Old Men and Young Boys

8th (2), 1, XVIII
June 15-18, 1864

10th (3), 1, X

11th (2), 2, XVIII
June 15-18,1864

14th (3), 2, II
June 15-18, 1864
June 22, 1864 - Jerusalem Plank Road
August 25, 1864 - Ream's Station
October 27, 1864 - Burgess Mill
February 5, 1865 - Hatcher's Run

21st (3), 1, XVIII
June 15-18, 1864

29th (Colored) (1), 3, X

Artillery
1st Light
(Artillery), 1, X

1st Heavy Siege Artillery
June 15-18, 1864
July 30, 1864 - The Crater
March 25, 1865 - Fort Stedman

2nd Heavy (2),1,VI
June 22, 1864 - Jerusalem Plank Road
February 5, 1865 - Hatcher's Run
March 25, 1865 - Fort Stedman

Cavalry
1st Cavalry
(1), 3, Cavalry
April 1, 1865 - Five Forks

Did You Know?

Bald Eagles

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.