Preface to New Edition

Chapter 1: Petersburg Goes to War

Chapter 2: "A Quick Decisive Push"

Chapter 3: "Lions In the Way"

Chapter 4: "A Question of Minutes Only"

Chapter 5: "In the Midst of Life We Are In Death"

Chapter 6: "Petersburg Is to Be and Shall Be Defended"

Appendix 1: Expedition to Petersburg, June 9, 1864

Appendix 2: Defenders of Petersburg, June 9, 1864

Appendix 3: Confederate Casualties at Rives's Farm, June 9, 1864

Appendix 4: An Interview with Author William Glenn Robertson