Bird Brochure PDF
The "Petersburg National Battlefield Eastern Front Unit Birding Checklist" is available to supplement your enjoyment of Petersburg's avian residents. We suggest printing the Checklist before your next visit to aid in identifying the 89 bird species of the Eastern Front Unit.
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Did You Know?
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.