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

Seven Days’ Battles

Jackson's March to the Battlefields

 
 
Seven Days' Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 20, 2009
1. Seven Days' Battles Marker
Inscription. Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and his troops passed through this intersection on 27 June 1862, having arrived from the Shenandoah Valley. Jackson's troops united with Gen. Robert E. Lee's forces just south of here at Walnut Grove Church that morning. Later in the day Lee's and Jackson's combined forces and successfully assaulted the Union V Corps at the Battle of Gaines's Mill.
 
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number PA-9.)
 
Location. 37° 36.661′ N, 77° 20.362′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Lee Davis Road (State Highway 156) 0.1 miles south of Mechanicsville Turnpike (U.S. 360), on the right when traveling south. Touch 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walnut Grove Church (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Liberty Hall" (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Cold Harbor
Facing south on Lee Davis Rd image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 20, 2009
2. Facing south on Lee Davis Rd
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Ellerson's Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1 miles away); Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 880 times since then and 89 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2016, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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