Today in the Petersburg Campaign: June 15, 1864

by Brett Schulte on June 15, 2006 · 0 comments

June 15, 1864

Skirmish at Malvern Hill, VA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

Assaults on the Confederate Petersburg, VA, lines fail as Gen. Pierre G.T. Beauregard resists Grant’s attack; Lee still deceived into believing Grant’s main army lies north of the James River, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.
6/15-18/1864

Skirmish near Smith’s Store, VA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

Brig. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, USA is temporarily in command of the 10th US Army Corps, over vice Maj. Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore, USA, the Richmond (VA) Campaign.

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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