Street Address
3215 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
Mailing Address
3215 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
phone: 804-226-1981
fax: 804-771-8522
Admissions
no charge
Museum Type(s)
Staff
David Ruth, Superintendent

Description

During the Civil War Union armies set out to capture Richmond and repeatedly came within a few miles of the city. The park commemorates eleven sites associated with those campaigns, including Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, Cold Harbor, Fort Harrison, and Drewrey's Bluff.

History

Between 1861 and 1865, Union armies repeatedly set out to capture Richmond, capital of the Confederacy, and end the Civil War. Three of those campaigns came within a few miles of the city. The park commemorates eleven different sites associated with those campaigns, including the battlefields at Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, and Cold Harbor. Established in 1936, the park protects 763 acres of historic ground.

ADA

Each of the park units are whe