Experience the Summer Sunset Tour at Petersburg National Battlefield on June 17, 2023, at 6:00 pm. In partnership with the Petersburg Battlefields Foundation, this event explores the United States Colored Troops (USCT) and their significant role in the Opening Assaults of the Petersburg Campaign. Learn about the USCT’s first battle, the challenges they faced, and their enduring impact on black soldiers in the army. The knowledgeable ranger will guide you through the historic battlefield, providing insights into this important chapter of American history. Wear comfortable shoes, bring water, and stay updated on any changes through the Petersburg National Battlefield’s Facebook page.