VISITING THE AREA?  CHECK OUT Petersburg Area Regional Tourism FOR MORE INFO.

To volunteer at the Petersburg National Battlefield (PNB), contact:

  Ann Blumenschine - - (804)732-3571, x-203

Petersburg National Battlefield - Facebook Page

Petersburg National Battlefield - Website

Help Preserve Civil War History!

Click for a LIST OF BOOKS about the Petersburg Campaign.
Join our EMAIL LIST - send your name and email address to

Go to the ABOUT PAGE for:  brief histories of several local forts - Bross, Clarke, Dushane, Emory, McMahon, and Siebert; an 1889 speech by Confederate veteran Simon Seward about his escape from a Union prison; coordinates to several historical markers that PBF has erected.


Our Fall Driving Tour:  "Battle of Peebles' Farm"
Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 9 am to 1 pm

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The Petersburg Battlefields Foundation's vision is to inspire and educate the public about the Petersburg Campaign of the Civil War.  Our mission is to lead a regional initiative to preserve, interpret, and promote the Campaign's diverse cultural, natural, and historic resources.