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    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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Event Details

  • 06/09/2013

    Location: Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center | Map Time: 11:00 AM,3:00 PM Fee Information: $5 per vehicle Contact Name: David Carroll Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (804) 732-3531 x200

Lecture about the Petersburg Militia who were called from their homes on June 9, 1864 to protect their city from enemy attack.