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U.S. Time Periods » 1850-1877: Civil War & Reconstruction

Petersburg National Battlefield -- Education

gives materials for different grade levels to prepare students for field trips to the site of an important Civil War battle south of Richmond, VA. This resource guide is based upon Standards of Learning Objectives for Virginia Public Schools. (National Park Service)

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During the siege of Petersburg General Grant's headquarters was at City Point, Virginia, eight miles behind Union lines.

City Point

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