Bat­tle of Five Forks lec­ture

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PETERS­BURG — On Sun­day, Peters­burg Na­tional Bat­tle­field will host a lec­ture fo­cus­ing on the role of cavalry in the April 1, 1865 Bat­tle of Five Forks. The free lec­ture will be­gin at 2 p.m. in the Five Forks Visitor Con­tact Sta­tion, lo­cated at 9840 Court­house Road (near the in­ter­sec­tion of Court­house Road (Route 627) and White Oak Road (Rt. 613) in Din­wid­die County.

The Visitor Con­tact Sta­tion fea­tures ar­ti­facts, dis­plays, and a 12-minute video. A driv­ing tour takes vis­i­tors to sig­nif­i­cant ar­eas of the bat­tle­field which are in­ter­preted with way­side ex­hibits.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call (804) 469-4093.

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