Presented by Poplar Grove Cemetery
Petersburg National Battlefield will present programs in recognition of Memorial Day that focuses upon the history of our nation’s military cemeteries and upon stories of some of the soldiers who are buried at Poplar Grove.
May 25 & May 26
11:00 AM – Let No Wanton Foot Tread Rudely – a cemetery walk.
1:00 PM – The Native American Soldiers of Poplar Grove – a walk.
3:00 PM – Sacred Ground – The History of America’s Military Cemeteries – Powerpoint Presentation
1:00 PM – Blacks in Blue – USCTs at Poplar Grove– a cemetery walk.
3:00 PM – Let No Wanton Foot Tread Rudely – a cemetery walk