Today in the Petersburg Campaign: June 13, 1864

by Brett Schulte on June 13, 2006 · 0 comments

June 13, 1864

Skirmish near Buchanan, VA, the Lynchburg, VA Campaign.

Federal scout from Lexington to around Lynchburg, VA, by Maj. Gen. David Hunter, USA.

The Richmond (Virginia) Campaign, begins with Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA, beginning to move his troops to front Grant’s Union move on Petersburg, VA.

Skirmish at Riddell’s Shop, VA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

Skirmish at White Oak Swamp, VA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, CSA, is assigned to the command of the Dept. of Richmond, VA, while Maj. Gen. Robert Ransom, Jr., CSA, is ordered to the Dept. of Western Virginia.

Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.

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