• Poplar Grove National Cemetery Luminary Event (photo courtesy of Joanne Williams)

    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?

Alfred Waud

The only contemporary visual evidence of the Battle of Five Forks was drawn by artist Alfred Waud. (Five Forks is a unit of Petersburg National Battlefield)