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The First Battle for Petersburg

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The Attack and Defense of the Cockade City, June 9, 1864

William Glenn Robertson

Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Price: 27.95
ISBN: 978-1-61121-214-3
eBook: 978-1-61121-215-0
On Sale: July 2015

6x9, 20 images and 5 maps

The nearly ten-month struggle for Petersburg, Virginia, is well known to students of the Civil War. Surprisingly few readers, however, are aware that Petersburg's citizens felt war's hard hand nearly a week before the armies of Grant and Lee arrived on their doorstep in the middle of June 1864. Distinguished historian William Glenn Robertson rectifies this oversight with the publication of The First Battle for Petersburg in a special revised Sesquicentennial edition. Read More...

 

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About the Author

William Glenn Robertson

William Glenn Robertson received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1975. He is the author of Back Door to Richmond: The Bermuda Hundred Campaign, April-June 1864 as well as numerous articles on the Civil War. Read More...

 

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