• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

People

Scenes of people around Civil War era Richmond
 

Did You Know?

Civil War era photograph of Thadeus Lowe's balloon Intrepid being inflated on the battlefield.

The battle of Gaines' Mill outside of Richmond, Virginia, was the first Civil War battle where both sides got help from above--in the form of observation balloons.