Seven Days Battles

Seven Days Battles (HM9QY)

Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Hanover County
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N 37° 34.444', W 77° 17.451'

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Gaines's Mill

Along the slopes of Boatswain Creek, facing north and west, extended Porter's position in the afternoon of June 27, 1862. The line was held by Sykes's division facing north, and Morell's facing west. Later McCall was thrown in to assist Morell. At dark Lee broke the Union line, and Porter retreated across the Chickahominy.
HM NumberHM9QY
Marker NumberPA 25
Year Placed1932
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 12:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297697 N 4161025
Decimal Degrees37.57406667, -77.29085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.444', W 77° 17.451'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 26.64" N, 77° 17' 27.06" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14621 State Rte 718, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US
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