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!

Petersburg National Battlefield and PBF will host several FREE Summer Sunset Tours on the third Saturdays of the month at 6:00 pm on May 21, June 18, July 16, and August 20. 
Click and read the FLIER for more details.

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.

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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.