Thursday, October 12, 2017
Civil War Trust 2017 Calendar-- Part 2: Petersburg Break Through
FEBRUARY Petersburg, Break Through, Va. 407 acres saved.
Petersburg Breatthrough, April 2, 1865, Petersburg National Battlefield, Va.
Beginning in 2012, the Trust has worked to restore the landscape on our Breakthrough property and provide a unified interpretive experience with adjacent land owned by the National park service and Pamplin Historical Park.
We have cleared nonhistoric trees from 160 acres, removed all modern structures -- including one home, three barns, four grain silos and a seven acre hog farm.