• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Event Details

  • 05/25/2013

    Location: 7273 Studley Rd, Mechanicsville VA 23116 Time: 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Richmond National Battlefield Park Contact Phone Number: 804-226-1981
What can happen when warring soldiers and residents meet on the same ground? Find out on this 1.5-hour program which explores an encounter along the banks of Totopotomoy Creek in May 1864. If you have ever wondered what the Civil War was like on a small and personal scale, this is your program! Join a Park Ranger on a one-mile journey through an 80-hour microcosm of a four-year war. This program involves easy walking and begins at the Rural Plains parking area.