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

    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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  • Revised Superintendent's Compendium

    Aug. 2014: The superintendent's compendium has been revised to include regulations regarding unmanned aircraft (drones) in the park. More »

Bird Podcast

Whether you are an experienced birder or a novice, listen to the "Birds of Petersburg National Battlefield: Eastern Front Unit" Podcast before your visit to here the calls of birds you may see while in the park. To download this mp3 file for listening on a mp3 player or iPod, right click on link and select "Save Link As".

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Did You Know?

Brig. General Frederick Winthrop

Union Brevet Brigadier General Frederick Winthrop was Massachusetts Bay Colony Governor John Winthrop's sixth great-grandson. Winthrop was mortally wounded at the Battle of Five Forks on April 1, 1865. (Petersburg National Battlefield)