The colorful history of Petersburg is a story rife with tragedy and perseverance. Petersburg, a city 25 miles south of Richmond, was devastated by the effects of the Civil War. By 1915, the city had rebuilt itself into a vital business center with 25,000 citizens-equally populated by whites and African Americans. The city had a military base, deep water port and shipyard, and was considered well equipped for competition in national agricultural and manufacturing markets. The numerous museums and historical sites in ...

Petersburg 2003, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738515762

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Petersburg 2003, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531610692

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