Battle of the Crater
Part of the American Civil War
Scene of the explosion Saturday July 30th
Alfred R. Waud, artist.
Date July 30, 1864
Location Petersburg, Virginia
Result Confederate victory
United States United States (Union) Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Ambrose E. Burnside Robert E. Lee
IX Corps Elements of the Army of Northern Virginia
Casualties and losses
3,798 (504 killed, 1,881 wounded, 1,413 missing or captured)[1] 1,491 (361 killed, 727 wounded, 403 missing or captured)[1]

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