To Preserve The Battlefield As The Veterans Consecrated It
Petersburg National Battlefield
Copies of the PNB General Management Plan
Text of PNB GMP Workshops
Section 423. Petersburg National Battlefield;
City of Petersburg, Virginia (Civil War)
Virginia's Civil War Trails | Central |
Pamplin Historical Park, Dinwiddie, VA
[A privately owned site; also home to the Museum of the Civil War Soldier]
VIRGINIA COLORED VOLUNTEER INFANTRY -1871-1899
Not Enough Yankees in Richmond
The PNB map - modern map which shows Petersburg
and area with many battles marked
Petersburg Public Library Digital Maps
- historical maps
S I G N I F I C A N T STRATEGIC DECEPTION
-- 9 June 1864!
"Philip Slaughter, a black musician, had formed his small band on the heights and throughout the latter stages of the action had vigorously played"Dixie" and other melodies to simulate several regimental bands." "June 9, 1864 was indeed a community victory."
Ref: "The Petersburg Campaign", The Battle of Old Men and Young Boys, June 9, 1864, William G. Robertson; Glenn, "Cockade City," p.7; Scott and Wyatt, Petersburg Story,p.178; Archer, "Defense of Peterburg," pp. 114, 116.