Half a mile northwest occurred the action of Golding's Farm at dusk on June 27, 1862, as the battle of Gaines's Mill, on the other side of the river, was ending. The Confederates, sallying from their defenses, attacked Hancock's brigade holding the right of the Union line south of the river. A severe fight followed that was ended by darkness.
Geographic Location: Henrico County
Physical Description of Location: Highland Springs, VA 23075. Located on North Airport Drive (Rt. 156), 0.6 miles west of the intersection of North Airport Drive (Rt. 156) and I-295. Marker is on the left when traveling west on North Airport Drive (Rt. 156).
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