• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Multimedia Presentations

 
Large cannon overlooking the James River at Drewry's Bluff.

Torpedoes at Drewry's Bluff. (Flash video)
length: approximately 3 minutes

 
"Southern Cross" by Don Trioni, showing 11th Alabama at the Battle of Glendale.
The story of the 11th Alabama and the flag carried at the battles of Gaines' Mill and Glendale is told in this video podcast.
"Southern Cross" by Don Troiani, courtesy of Historical Art Prints.  Used with permission.

Did You Know?

USS Galena gun boat during the Civil War

The first Marine Corps Medal of Honor was awarded to Corporal John Mackie for his conduct aboard the USS Galena at the battle of Drewry’s Bluff, May 15, 1862.