Fort Stedman

on Friday, July 31, 2009

(This picture can be enlarged by clicking on it.)

This is another picture from our trip to Virginia in 2007. I should have posted it before I posted yesterday's picture, but I didn't.

This picture was taken near Petersburg, Virginia, and shows Fort Stedman, a part of the Union siege line. Fort Stedman was attacked by the Army of Northern Virginia on March 25, 1865. The attack was the last serious attempt by Confederate troops to break the siege. The attack ultimately failed.