• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Weather

Summer--hot and humid; Winter--mild. Wear comfortable sportswear in season, with walking shoes.

Did You Know?

A young woman writes a letter home for a wounded soldier.

Phoebe Yates Pember worked at Chimborazo Hospital as a matron, caring for the sick and wounded. Her memoirs, A Southern Woman’s Story are still in print and are considered to be among the finest pieces of Civil War literature.