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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Churches Under Siege

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM,2:00 PM

    On Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 am & 2:00 p.m. a 90 minute walking tour will depart from the Farmers Bank in Old Towne Petersburg.

  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    153rd Anniversary of the Battle of the Crater

    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Artillery demonstrations and talks by rangers and living historians will be featured as we commemorate the anniversary of the most famous battle of the siege of Petersburg: The Battle of the Crater.

  • Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time: 5:00 PM

    Event focuses on Southern soldiers who died during the Battle of the Crater and found their final resting place at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.

  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Military Fortifications Tour - An Evolution

    Saturday, August 05, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    A look at military fortifications from the Civil War to World War I.

  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Union Artillery Demonstrations

    Sunday, August 13, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Volunteer reenactors, representing Cooper's Battery, will discuss and demonstrate the steps involved in firing a 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.

  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Remembering Weldon and Reams - A Cemetery Walk

    Saturday, August 19, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM,1:00 PM

    Cemetery walk focuses on soldiers who were killed or mortally wounded during the Battles of Weldon Railroad and Reams Station.

Last updated: July 5, 2017