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

    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

150th Anniversary Events

Petersburg, 1865: During the winter and spring, Union General Ulysses S. Grant was preparing to attack Confederate General Robert E. Lee's weakened Army of Northern Virginia. The battles which would occur 150 years ago, in March/April, 1865, would help seal the fate of the Confederacy.

2015 Event Calendar (rev. 2.20.15) including 150th Anniversary events.

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