Richmond National Battlefield Parks will a special program at 11 a.m.: "The First Pickett's Charge: Confederate attack at Gaines Mill". This tour will show how the Confederates, in their largest charge of the war (bigger than Pickett's Charge) broke the Union lines and achieved Gen. Robert E. Lee's first battlefield victory. This tour will explore newly-preserved land. Don't miss this chance to take in one of the first public tours of this area! The Gaines' Mill battlefield is located at 6283 Watt House Road, six miles east of Mechanicsville, off Rt. 156 (Cold Harbor Road). The tour will last about 90 minutes. Please wear good walking shoes, prepare to do some moderate walking and bring water.
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