When: Sun., May 14, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. 2017
Mother’s Day Lecture Discusses Role of Women in the Civil War – May 14PETERSBURG, Va – On Sunday, May 14, Petersburg National Battlefield will present a special Mother’s Day program on Women in the Civil War. The free, hour long lectures begin at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm in the auditorium of the Eastern Front Visitor Center. If you go The Eastern Front Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield is the location where Union troops made their first major attacks on the City of Petersburg in mid-June, 1864. Today, visitors can learn more about the history of the site by touring the museum, viewing the 18 minute video, or travelling the Unit’s four mile, 8 stop tour road. There are also ten miles of nature trails suitable for hiking, bicycling and horseback riding. The Eastern Front Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield is located at 5001 Siege Road in Petersburg. For more information, please call 804-732-3531, ext. 200.