a completely independent town of southeast Virginia on the Appomattox River south of Richmond. A prolonged siege (June 15, 1864-April 3, 1865) throughout the Civil War generated late Richmond while the subsequent surrender associated with the Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Population: 32,400.
a city in Virginia; several other towns and cities
a campaign in the United states Civil War
Saint Petersburg, previously Leningrad, a city in Russia