• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area


    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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  • Weather Alert -- 9/29/2014 Programs at Fort Harrison and New Market Heights

    Today's commemorative events at Fort Harrison and New Market Heights are running on schedule. If there need to be any weather-related changes to the schedule, we will post them here and on the park's Facebook page. More »


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Did You Know?

Black troops during the Civil War

As part of a major assault against Richmond’s defenses fourteen African American soldiers received the Medal of Honor for heroic conduct at the battle of New Market Heights, September 29, 1864.