Seven Days Battles Gaines's Mill - Mechanicsville VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 35.159 W 077° 16.243
18S E 299508 N 4162304
Marker is on Cold Harbor Road (State Highway 156), Mechanicsville VA 23111
Waymark Code: WM18CMN
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/07/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Seven Days Battles Gaines's Mill

The hill to the south, part of the Union line, was assailed by Stonewall Jackson (with D. H. Hill) in the late afternoon of June 27, 1862, after A. P. Hill's and Longstreet's first assaults on the west had failed. Jackson's men carried the Union position at the bayonet's point, while A. P. Hill and Longstreet were also successful.

1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-70.)
Name of Battle:
Seven Days Battles Gaines's Mill

Name of War: U.S. Civil War

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 06/27/1862

Entrance Fee: Not Listed

Parking: Not Listed

Date of Battle (End): Not listed

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