• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area


    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?


Prior to the war the Tredegar Iron Works was a major producer of rails and locomotives for railroad companies. Wartime demands shifted their focus to cannon production.