Tag: october 1864

  • The October 1864 Battles Around Petersburg

    How many of you know that there was a SECOND battle of Fair Oaks, and that it occurred in late October 1864 during the Siege of Petersburg?  This is one of four neglected battles from October 1864 that lawyer Hampton Newsome tackles in his new book Richmond Must Fall: The Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, October 1864.  Newsome […]