Petersburg (Virginia, United States)

Type: City
Name: Petersburg (Virginia, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 37.200001
Longitude: -77.389999
population: 32,812
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

tunnels in the American civil war

"On this day, Pennsylvania troops begin digging a tunnel toward the Rebels at Petersburg, Virginia, in order to blow a hole in the Confederate lines and break the stalemate ." Were those terror tunnels as well? ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Civil War enthusiasts look back on Battle of the Crater

Exactly 150 years ago Wednesday, Daniel Donne, Palo Alto, was part of the 48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and fought at the Battle of the Crater in Petersburg, Virginia.“He got wounded there. He was shot in the arm but survived. He was in from 1861 ... [Published Pottsville Republican & Evening Herald - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Battles of Mobile Bay, Petersburg, Memorialized on Civil War Forever stamps Today

To obtain high-resolution stamp images for media use, please email mark.r.saunders@usps.gov .For broadcast quality video and audio, photo stills and other media resources, visit the USPS Newsroom .MOBILE, AL — Two of the most important events of the Civil ... [Published PressReleasePoint - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Battle of the Crater events: Kickoff begins for Battle of the Crater commemoration

Today marks 150 years since the Battle of the Crater began in Petersburg.The city and Petersburg National Battlefield are hosting events commemorating the battle starting today and going through this weekend.Chris Bryce, chief of interpretation and visitor ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Crater explosion at Petersburg, Virginia

Today commemorates the 150th anniversary of the famed tunnel explosion at The Crater in Petersburg, VA.The explosion of a tunnel the Union had dug under the Confederate lines, was an attempt to dislodge the Confederate troops from their 30 mile long trenches. ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Petersburg police complaints lag behind other counties

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Viral video of a confrontation between Petersburg police and a family on their front porch recorded 10 million views on Facebook in the last three weeks. Also caught on camera, cell phone video of a California highway patrol officer ... [Published NBC12 Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

6 local residents contribute oral histories to Library of Congress archives

PETERSBURG - Six residents of the Petersburg and Ettrick areas will have a place in history in the Library of Congress archives.Effective immediately, the Library of Congress will serve as the permanent repository for The HistoryMakers, the largest African-American ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Councilwoman asks for 'transparency' from city's police

PETERSBURG - The issue of police brutality was recently brought before council as the case of Devin Thomas, a local teenager apprehended after attempting to take a cell phone video of police, makes its way through the court system.During a July 22 meeting, ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mott Community College makes history with choice of new president

Beverly Walker-GriffeaFLINT, MI --Mott Community College's next president will be the college's first woman president, as well as the school's first black president.Mott's Board of Trustee's chose Beverly Walker-Griffea, senior vice president for Student ... [Published Flint News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

City of Petersburg names Public Information Officer

PETERSBURG - City Manager William E. Johnson III is pleased to welcome Jay Ell Alexander as the city of Petersburg Public Information Officer. A native of Norfolk, Alexander graduated from George Mason University, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

August is proclaimed as children's vision and learning month

PETERSBURG - Petersburg City Council unanimously passed a resolution last week proclaiming August as Children's Vision and Learning Month.Mayor Brian A. Moore presented the proclamation at Tuesday's meeting to raise awareness on the issue of vision disabilities ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Preserving 150 years of history in Petersburg

BY U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and U.S. Sen. Mark WarnerVirginia is a state where history can be found wherever you look. This is especially true in Petersburg, where the 1864 Siege of Petersburg left its mark on the Commonwealth and the nation. ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 27 2014]

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"On this day, Pennsylvania troops begin digging a tunnel toward the Rebels at Petersburg, Virginia, in order to blow a hole in the Confederate lines and break the stalemate ." Were those terror tunnels as well?
"It was different. You didn't see mining operations of this nature in frequency in the war" Bryce said
| ב' אב תשע "ד Laying Out Baltimore. The city of Baltimore was created by an act of the Assembly, Aug. 8, 1729, and named in honor of Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore."
"Tigers are a potent symbol of the Earth’s rich biodiversity, and this partnership is a potent symbol of how we can protect nature by working together. Business and development can and must happen in a way that is sustainable, and that allows space for nature and wildlife. Our goal in working together is to double the tiger population, our actions together will decide the tiger's future" said Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International

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Virginia “Jenny” C. Richardson obituary [Published Star - 2 hours ago]
tunnels in the American civil war [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 12 hours ago]
Arlington jobless rate still lowest in commonwe... [Published Inside Nova - 21 hours ago]
Civil War enthusiasts look back on Battle of th... [Published Pottsville Republican & Evening Herald - 21 hours ago]
Bus schedules for Peabody and A.P. Hill schools [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 23 hours ago]
GARNER, JEREMIAH [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 31 2014]
QUARRELS, PAUL L. [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 31 2014]
MCC announces new president [Published The Davison Index - Jul 31 2014]
Battles of Mobile Bay, Petersburg, Memorialized... [Published PressReleasePoint - Jul 30 2014]
Dr. Terry L. Jones — July 1864: Rumor Mill [Published The Concordia Sentinel - Jul 30 2014]
This Incredible Woman Will Be The First Person ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 30 2014]
County soldiers die in Civil War when novel pla... [Published Pottsville Republican & Evening Herald - Jul 30 2014]
Growing Up in Prison: What I've Learned During ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 30 2014]
Battle of the Crater events: Kickoff begins for... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 30 2014]
The Crater explosion at Petersburg, Virginia [Published Examiner.com - Jul 30 2014]
This Day in History – 3 Av/July 30 [Published Hamodia - Jul 30 2014]
Petersburg police complaints lag behind other c... [Published NBC12 Online - Jul 30 2014]
Today in History for July 30 [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 30 2014]
Bob McDonnell’s transportation legacy falling a... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 30 2014]
Pinellas County real estate transactions for Au... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Jul 29 2014]
Finmeccanica : Federal Contracts Awarded by Fed... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 29 2014]
Whiskas Announces Plans To Globalize Support Of... [Published Justmeans - Jul 29 2014]
VIDEO: More on July 1864′s Battle of the Crater [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 29 2014]
Battles of Mobile Bay, Petersburg, memorialized... [Published DothanFirst.com - Jul 29 2014]
6 local residents contribute oral histories to ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
Councilwoman asks for 'transparency' from city'... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 29 2014]
Mott Community College makes history with choic... [Published Flint News - Jul 28 2014]
National Heatstroke Prevention Day: July 31, 2014 [Published CW 50 Detroit - Jul 28 2014]
Camp Leatherneck rations team prepare for change [Published DVIDS - Jul 28 2014]
Preston Brown enters state Senate race [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jul 28 2014]
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tunnels in the American civil war [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - 12 hours ago]
"On this day, Pennsylvania troops begin digging a tunnel toward the Rebels at Petersburg, Virginia, in order to blow a hole in the Confederate lines and break the stalemate ." Were those terror tunnels as well? ...
Police Assault Man for Filming Them From His Porch [Published Right Wing News blog - Jul 12 2014]
Here we go again with police breaking the law by becoming thugs when they see someone making video of an arrest, this time it is in Petersburg, Virginia.The police HAVE to stop this nonsense of assaulting bystanders merely because they are recording video ...
Spotlight on Green News & Views: Mars temperatu... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 05 2014]
Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views  (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays ...
The 150th anniversary of the idea of national p... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 05 2014]
Merced River and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, circa 1865, Carleton Watkins photographOne hundred and fifty years ago, the United States was in the midst of the Civil War. And yet, a group of men dared to press a curious idea. A magnificent valley ...
Addressing the Needs of Working Families in Rur... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jun 20 2014]
This was originally posted on the Huffington Post, and is part of a series of essays about the issues facing working families, leading up to the White House Summit on Working Families on June 23, 2014. You can learn more about the Summit and how ...
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