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

    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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Virtual Tour

Podcasts:

Five Forks Battlefield
Join Ranger Chernault for a tour of the fighting that swirled around this southside Virginia intersection on April 1, 1865 and decided the fate of the Confederate capital.

The Battle of the Crater
Take a ranger guided tour over one of the most powerful and well-known events of the Siege of Petersburg and of the Civil War.

Poplar Grove National Cemetery
Discover the history and the stories of sacrifice and honor of these hallowed nine acres.

Did You Know?

Bald Eagles

A pair of bald eagles built a nest above Colquitt's Salient at Petersburg National Battlefield in 2003. The birds hatched the first known eaglets in the park in the spring of 2004. The pair continues to return to the nest year after year to nurture their young.