Bermuda Hundred

Bermuda Hundred,

fishing village, on the peninsula at the confluence of the Appomattox and James rivers, SE Va., NE of Petersburg; founded 1613. During the Civil War the Union Army of the James was bottled up there after its defeat at Drewrys Bluff.
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William Glenn Robertson, author of Back Door to Richmond: The Bermuda Hundred Campaign, April-June 1864 and The Petersburg Campaign: The Battle of Old Men and Young Boys, June 9, 1864
In fact, neither the chronic alcoholism exhibited by Meagher, the scandalous money-making schemes conducted by Butler and Hurlbut, nor the humiliating defeats experienced by Banks at Port Hudson and Sabine Crossroads, Sigel at New Market, or Butler at Bermuda Hundred could lead to their permanent removal.
He sent them first to Bermuda Hundred to confer with General Butler and apprise him of the impending operation.
Grant intended to embark that corps at White House Landing on the Pamunkey River, have it steam 150 miles around the James peninsula, and lead the attack on Petersburg from Bermuda Hundred.
One hundred and fifty-five ponton boats with their attendant bridging equipment had quickly gone to Bermuda Hundred, and the additional battalion bridge trains from the 50th New York were ordered south.
If all went according to plan, two days of maneuver should see Smith arriving at Bermuda Hundred and the Army of the Potomac crossing the James on a combination of ferry and ponton bridging--and marching on Petersburg unopposed.
Beauregard, commanding the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia at Petersburg, had suggested as early as 7 June that Grant would likely cross the James and strike Richmond from Bermuda Hundred.
As noted previously, the ponton material had been transported to Bermuda Hundred in early June--and then, inexplicably, moved back to Fortress Monroe on 12 June.
Beauregard's inability to exploit the situation at the Bermuda Hundred in May 1864.
Principal battles: Big Bethel (near Yorktown, Virginia), Hatteras Inlet (1861); Bermuda Hundred (Virginia) (1864); siege of Petersburg (Virginia) (1864-1865).
Principal battles: Port Royal (South Carolina) (1861); Fort Pulaski (1862); Somerset, Charleston Harbor (1863); Bermuda Hundred, Drewry's Bluff (both near Richmond) (1864).
Principal battles: Big Bethel (near Yorktown) (1861); Seven Days' battles (near Richmond), Bull Run II (Manassas, Virginia), Antietam, Fredericksburg (1862); Chancellorsville (near Fredericksburg) (1863); Bermuda Hundred, Cold Harbor (both near Richmond) (1864); Fort Fisher (near Wilmington, North Carolina), Bentonville (near Newton Grove, North Carolina) (1865).

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