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

    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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Upcoming Events...

Saturday, October 25
Civil War 150 Speaker Series: Meet Robert E. Lee
11:00 am - Violet Bank Museum, 303 Virginia Avenue in Hopewell
2:00 pm - Eastern Front Visitor Center, 5001 Siege Road in Petersburg
Dick Palmer portrays Robert E. Lee and talks about the General's experiences in Petersburg.

Saturday, November 1
United States Colored Troops in Winter Camp
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tour Stop 3, Eastern Front Unit
Program focuses on the lives of Black soldiers in the Siege of Petersburg.

Saturday, November 8
9th Annual Poplar Grove National Cemetery Luminary Program

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Parking: Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 S. Crater Road in Petersburg
Free Shuttle Service to and from the Cemetery

Did You Know?

Depot Field Hospital

The Depot Field Hospital, which was located in City Point, Virginia, (present day Hopewell) was the largest field hospital for Union or Southern troops during the Civil War. (Petersburg National Battlefield)