Union Forces Commanded by:
Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. GeorgeG. Meade
Confederate Forces Commanded by:
Gen. Robert E. Lee and Brig. Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard
**Missing and Captured
Conclusion: Confederate Victory
BATTLE SUMMARYThe Second Battle of Petersburg, also known as the Assault on Petersburg, was the major attempt by the Union Army to take Petersburg, before the main Confederate army could reinforce the city.