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    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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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?

President Lincoln and General Grant at the Wallace House

Union General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant and Army of the Potomac Commander George G. Meade met with Abraham Lincoln on April 3, 1865 at the Thomas Wallace house on Market Street in Petersburg. President Lincoln visited Petersburg again on April 7, 1865. (Petersburg National Battlefield)