Palmer House, Vest Mansion

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430 E. Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Williamsburg City
Phone: (800) 447-8679
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This house was used for the headquarters of Confederate Generals John B. Magruder and Joseph E. Johnston during the Battle of Williamsburg in May, 1862. Following the battle and Confederate withdrawal toward Richmond, it was used as headquarters for Union General George B. McClellan and Federal Provost Marshall Lieutenant William W. Disoway.

Last Updated: 7/20/2011 3:51 PM
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