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PETERSBURG
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MY VISIT TO PETERSBURG



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Petersburg Map
Siege Lines around Petersburg. Note that "North" is to the left.
(After a Library of Congress map by Dr. J. B. Stinson, 1908.)





THE CRATER


The Crater - 1865 19
The Crater, as it appeared in 1865.
The Crater
The Crater - January, 1998.

  The grass covered mounds (enclosed by a wooden fence in the photo above) are all that remain in 1998 of the results of the massive 1864 explosion.


Petersburg Mine Map



 
Crater - 2006
The Crater, A different View - 2006.
A - Mahone Monument (view blocked by trees).
B - South Carolina Monument.
See Page Two





Confederate Countermine location
Confederate Countermine Location - 2006.
Countermine sign
Sign describing the countermine - 2006.



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