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The Appomattox Campaign
March 30 - April 14, 2019

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Battle of Five Forks

  • Petersburg National Battlefield (map)

The Union victory here opens the door to capture the final rail line into Petersburg the next day.


Petersburg National Battlefield: Park rangers will be giving presentations throughout the day detailing the Battle of Five Forks fought on the evening of April 1 in General Grant’s attempts to cut General Lee’s final supply line via the South Side Rail Road.

Earlier Event: March 31
Battle of Dinwiddie Court House
Later Event: April 2
Battle of Fort Gregg