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Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seven Days Battles

Gaines's Mill

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, January 20, 2009
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription. Stonewall Jackson reached this point in the afternoon of June 27, 1862, after a circuit of Gaines's Mill. When he learned that A. P. Hill and Longstreet to the west were hard pressed, he moved south to join in the attack.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA 60.)
 
Location. 37° 35.464′ N, 77° 16.326′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Cold Harbor Road (Virginia Route 156) and Crown Hill Road, on the right when traveling east on Cold Harbor Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seven Days' Campaign (here, next to this marker); Cold Harbor Battlefield Walking Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle Opens (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cold Harbor: June 2, 1864 (approx. 0.4 miles away); From Farmland to Forest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Reserve Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); Garthright House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Bernard Fisher, January 20, 2009
2. Seven Days Battles Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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