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Seven Days Battles-Gaines's Mill PA-70 | Marker History

Seven Days Battles-Gaines’s Mill Marker, PA-70

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.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1932
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Hanover County
Physical Description of Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Located on Cold Harbor Road (Rt. 156), 0.75 miles north of the junction of Cold Harbor Road (Rt. 156) and Old Quaker Road. Marker is on the left when traveling north on Cold Harbor Road (Rt. 156).
GPS Location: 37.5859801730,-77.2707189120
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