Today in the Petersburg Campaign: July 18, 1864

by Brett Schulte on July 18, 2006 · 0 comments

July 18, 1864

Brig. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, USA, is temporarily in command of the 10th US Army Corps, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

President Abraham Lincoln calls for 500,000 volunteers.

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.

Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco

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