• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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Richmond National Battlefield Park
3215 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223

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(804)226-1981

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804-771-8522

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Did You Know?

Sketch of black men building earthworks during the Civil War.

The Confederate government hired slave labor from all around Virginia. The slaves helped build earthen fortifications for the protection of Richmond; the government paid the slaves' owners for their work.