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    National Battlefield Virginia

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Regiments That Served Here

UPON THESE FIELDS

What follows is a listing of units that fought at Petersburg during the siege. This section will be constantly worked on as information already on-hand is being added and as new information comes to us.

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)brigade, Mahone division, III corps.

Please check the bibliography for this section for in-depth reading selections.


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Did You Know?

Richard Eppes, 1890s

Richard Eppes, owner of Appomattox Plantation, which is currently part of the Grant's HQ Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield, noted that it took 8,320 pounds of bacon each year to feed his 127 enslaved people in 1860.