Boydton Plank Road | Oct 27,1864

Dinwiddie County, Va.

In an attempt to siege the Boydton and Petersburg Plank Road and to cut off the South Side Railroad, Union forces attacked Confederates forces from October 27-28, 1864, near Petersburg, Virginia, at the Battle of Boydton Plank Road, also known as the Battle of Burgess Mill or First Hatcher’s Run. While Confederate forces maintained their position on Boydton Plank Road, the Union earned a tactical victory before both armies settled into their winter quarters.  

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