Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Watt House
Gaines' Mill Battlefield
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
Location. 37° 34.439′ N, 77° 17.443′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Watt House Road 0.6 miles south of Cold Harbor Road. Located in front of the Watt House in the Gaines' Mill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Springfield Plantation (here, next to this marker); Seven Days Battles (a few steps from this marker); Gaines' Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Lees First Victory: At a Huge Cost (within shouting distance of this Confederate Pursuit (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Gaines' Mill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Artillery (about 400 feet away); Final Stand (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . . Gaines' Mill Battlefield Loop Trail. This marker is one along the loop trail in the Gaines' Mill Battlefield unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on February 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,640 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 2. submitted on September 18, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 3. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 4, 5. submitted on February 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.