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    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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Operating Hours & Seasons

Petersburg National Battlefield is open daily form 8:30am to dusk. The battlefield's Visitor Centers are open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily. The battlefield and the visitor centers are closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Grant's Headquarter's at City Point

(804) 458-9504


Eastern Front

(804) 732-3531 ext.200


Five Forks Battlefield

(804) 469-4093


Poplar Grove National Cemetery

(804) 732-3531


Weather related closures can be determined by dialing the park's main telephone number at (804) 732-3531 and then pressing "9".








Did You Know?

Blandford Church and Cemetery, 1865.

Those who died on the battlefields around Petersburg were left where they were originally buried until after the Civil War. From 1866-69 most Union dead were buried at Poplar Grove National Cemetery while thousands of Confederate dead were buried at the historic Blandford Cemetery. (Petersburg NB)