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.
Geographic Location: Hanover County
Physical Description of Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111. Located on Lee Davis Road, less than 1/5 of a mile south of the intersection of Lee Davis Road and Mechanicsville Turnpike (Hwy 360). Marker is on the right when traveling south on Lee Davis Road.
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