- All Quiet on the Petersburg Front ... Or Was It? Confederate Fort Harrison Lost to Union Army
September 28, 1864 to December 9, 1864 HENRICO, Virginia Civil War, Petersburg campaign, Fort Harrison, Fort Burnham
According to the official chronology of skirmishes in the ongoing Battle of Petersburg, the time frame between the first major battle in June of 1864 and up to the final showdown in April of 1865 might appear relatively quiet. It had been three years since a large number of these men had been recruited, and their term of service was soon to end – leaving many of them hoping to quietly finish out...