• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area


    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Contact the Education Department

For questions, concerns or to reserve a field trip, please contact the education department at Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Education Technician

Candace Hart
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Education team demonstrating 19th century games
Education team demonstrating 19th century games
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Abraham Lincoln, president of the United States during the CIvil War

President Abraham Lincoln visited the Richmond area twice during the war. In July 1862 he met with General McClellan at Harrison’s Landing on the James River. Lincoln came to Richmond on April 4, 1865 and walked the streets of a city still smouldering from the evacuation fires.