What's New

Video crash fixed on iOS 9.x

App Description

The Petersburg Battle App is the perfect Civil War touring partner for your exploration of the Petersburg Campaign battlefields. Our GPS-enabled touring application will guide you to all the historic spots across the entire campaign landscape - from the initial fighting on the Eastern Flank and the Battle of the Crater to the final moments of the campaign at Five Forks and The Breakthrough. Click on our "virtual signs" to access a wealth of information related to the very spot where you are standing. Onboard historian videos, audio accounts of soldiers from the battle, photos, orders of battle, chronologies, key facts, and more are just a click away. Never has so much valuable information been made available in such a portable device.

The Petersburg Battle App is just one of our expanding lineup of Battle Apps that are ready to be downloaded today. To learn more about all of our Battle App offerings visit our website at: www.civilwar.org/battleapps

GPS WARNING - Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • August 18, 2012 Initial release
  • September 07, 2012 New version 1.1.0
  • February 14, 2013 New version 1.2.0
  • January 31, 2014 New version 1.3
  • June 27, 2014 New version 1.4
  • August 29, 2015 New version 1.5
  • October 28, 2015 New version 1.6