• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Getting Around

Start your visit at the Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works, located at 470 Tredegar Street in downtown Richmond. Park rangers will provide maps for touring the battlefields. Cassette tapes and CDs for the Seven Days battles around Richmond, 1862, are available for sale at the Civil War Visitor Center's book store.

Did You Know?

Stone marker with metal plate

Scattered throughout the Richmond area are 58 historic markers erected by the Richmond Battlefield Markers Association beginning in the 1920’s. One of its members was Douglas Southall Freeman, editor for the Richmond News Leader and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of Robert E. Lee.