Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tomorrow in
U.S. Civil War History

1864 - Confederate General Robert E. Lee counterattacked Union forces with several brigades moved from Petersburg.

1864 - Union troops attacked Confederate defenses around Petersburg, Virginia, at the Battle of Poplar Springs Church (Peeble's Farm) with the intent to cut the last rail line into the city. The next day a second attempt was unsuccessful.

U.S. Civil War Quotes

"The trouble with Hooker is that he's got his headquarters where his hindquarters ought to be."
- Abraham Lincoln

Like this topic here!
Facebook logo

(Click here for today in U.S. Civil War History.)