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Killing Lincoln, The Shocking Assassination That Changed America

By Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

End of Petersburg Siege map, April 2, 1865

In a surprise morning attack, Grant breaks through Lee's defenses and finally ends the nine month siege of Petersburg. The rebels slow the Union onslaught long enough for the rest of the Confederate army to evacuate west from Petersburg and Richmond.

Petersburg Siege breakthrough map