Approximate Line of Whiting's AdvanceNear this point, between the brigades of Martindale and Butterfield, Confederate forces first penetrated the main Federal position in the Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862. The Fourth Texas Regiment led the charge.
|Series||This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series|
|Placed By||Battlefield Markers Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 297482 N 4161025|
|Decimal Degrees||37.57401667, -77.29328333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 34.441', W 77° 17.597'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 34' 26.46" N, 77° 17' 35.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6283 Watt House Rd, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US|
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