Thirty miles south of Washington’s training camp site sits Petersburg National Battlefield, where North and South were locked in a bloody stalemate for 10 months during the Civil War—and where a a visit will put your obsession with NFL, some 150 years later, into perspective

By Robert Klemko
August 05, 2015

For more football Americana, check out The MMQB’s series, This American Football Life.

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