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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?

The Crater in Petersburg

The 4th Division of the Union 9th Corps lost 209 men killed and wounded at the Battle of the Crater. Poplar Grove National Cemetery is the resting spot for 331 United States Colored Troops. Most of these men are unidentified burials from the Crater battlefield. (Petersburg Nat'l Battlefield)