Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Seven Days Battles
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-16.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1861.
Location. 37° 35.211′ N, 77° 18.035′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Cold Harbor Road 0.1 miles east of Old Millstone Drive, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located about ½ mile west of the entrance road to the Gaines' Mill Battlefield Unit of 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. Gaines' Mill (here, next to this marker); The Tramp of Marching Feet (approx. half a mile away); Firing Blind (approx. half a mile away); New Cold HarborSeven Daysí Battles (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Breastworks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nowhere To Go (approx. 0.7 miles away); Those People Stand No Chance (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . .
1. Gainesí Mill. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. The Seven Days Battle. HistoryCentral.com website. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.