Introduction to Petersburg (Alt + 1)
Map of Petersburg (Alt + 2)
Grant's Headquarters at City Point (Alt + 3)
The Eastern Front (Alt + 4)
The Western Front (Alt + 5)
The Battle of Five Forks (Alt + 6)
Poplar Grove National Cemetery (Alt + 7)
Challenge Your Understanding (Alt + U)
Help and Information Center (Alt + H)
The Siege of Petersburg Main Index (Alt + I)
Views Visitor Center (Alt + V)
Glossary (Alt + G)
Text-only versions (Alt + T)
Teacher Resource Center for Petersburg (Alt + R)

Located along the waterfront, Grant's Headquarters at City Point was the supply and logistics location for all Union forces during the siege of Petersburg. Park rangers have the challenge of caring for this cultural landscape that served as the home of a large plantation owner before the Civil War and later became Union headquarters during the siege. This site provides visitors a closer look at the historic structures of a plantation, a reconstruction of Grant's cabin, and areas along the waterfront that mark the site of what was once a major seaport.

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Historic Structures
Cultural Landscapes
Erosion
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