Gaines's MillHalf a mile south is Boatswain Creek. The battle that was begun at Gaines's Mill by A. P. Hill, following Porter's rear guard, culminated at the Union position on Boatswain Creek. There A. P. Hill and Longstreet, moving eastward, and Jackson coming from the north, converged to attack the Unionists, commanded by Porter.
|Marker Number||PA 20|
|Placed By||Virginia Conservation Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 297671 N 4162008|
|Decimal Degrees||37.58291667, -77.29141667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 34.975', W 77° 17.485'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 34' 58.50" N, 77° 17' 29.10" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6475-6499 State Rte 718, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US|
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