Virginia to the rescue of two Petersburg historic sites
Please pardon the crosspost from fredericksburg.com’s News Desk:
Two major Civil War sites in Petersburg will be preserved with help from state grants, the national Civil War Trust and the city of Petersburg.
Gov. Bob McDonnell announced nearly $850,000 in funding Tuesday to help restore downtown’s South Side Depot, which served the last rail line controlled by the Confederate army, and preserve Cemetery Hill, an 81-acre tract that played a critical role in three battles.
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