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Federal soldiers at Petersburg, August 1864

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By: Matt H. Wallace

On July 30, 1864, the Union army exploded a mine to expose a breach in Confederate lines at Petersburg in the hope of breaking the stalemate and ending the siege. The ensuing assault, which became known as the battle of the Crater, resulted in a... [read more]