The Crater: Petersburg (Battleground America S.)

The Crater: Petersburg (Battleground America S.)

By: John Cannan (author)Paperback

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It seemed like a good idea to frustrated Union commanders: dig a 500 foot long mine underground to reach the fortifications of the long-besieged Confederates at Petersburg, Virginia, and set off a powerful explosion. On the early morning of June 30, 1864, the mine was packed with 8,000 pounds of black powder and the fuse lit.

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  • ISBN13: 9780850527940
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780850527940
  • ISBN10: 0850527945

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