Gaines’ Mill Battlefield (Richmond NPS)

Watt House

Watt House on the Gaines' Mill battlefields

6283 Watt House Road, Mechanicsville VA 23111

Fighting here June 27, 1862, resulted in Robert E. Lee's first victory as commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and was a turning point in the Seven Days battles. Walking trails explore the battlefield. Site is part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Open daylight hours. Free.

Related: Beaver Dam Creek battlefield, Malvern Hill battlefield