Malvern Hill Battlefield Park

Photo by Bill Crabtree
Photo by Bill Crabtree
Address
3215 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Phone: (804) 226-1981
Website www.nps.gov/rich

Fought July 1, 1862, Malvern Hill was the last of the Seven Days' Battles, after which McClellan withdrew to his base at Harrison's Landing. The steep slopes of Malvern Hill on the Union left and the swampy bottoms on the right forced the southerners to advance across open ground. According to one Confederate officer, "It was not war-it was murder." Follow the short walking trail to view the steep slopes that protected the Federal left flank.




Last Updated: 4/13/2012 9:56 AM
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