Civil War: The Great Beefsteak Raid

Beards, beef, and bandits–150 years ago this week.

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Civil War: Sabotage at City Point

In the summer of 1864, the Confederate Secret Service launched a plot to attack City Point (present-day Hopewell).

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Civil War: J. M. Daniel’s last duel

150 years ago one of the baddest badasses of Richmond fought in his last duel: newspaper editor John Moncure Daniel.

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Civil War: Battle of the Crater

In the early morning hours of July 30th, 1864, a massive explosion rocked the main Confederate trenches outside Petersburg. The blast sent soldiers, horses, artillery, and more hurtling through the air.

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