Here Sumner crossed the river to reinforce the part of McClellan's army fighting at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862. Here a part of Porter's force crossed in the night of June 27, 1862 after the battle of Gaines's Mill. Here Stonewall Jackson, rebuilding the bridges destroyed by the retreating Unionists, crossed in pursuit, June 29.
Geographic Location: Henrico County
Physical Description of Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Located on Hanover Road (Rt. 156), 0.8 miles east of the intersection of Hanover Road (Rt. 156) and I-295. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Hanover Road (Rt. 156).
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