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GAINES' MILL
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Gaines' Mill Map
Gaines' Mill Battlefield Map
Showing location and direction of photographs.
(Numbers in parentheses in the text refer to this map.)



Cannon - 1998 Cannon - 2001
Cannon at Gaines' Mill - Summer, 1998   (9)
Same Location - November, 2001   (9)
The woods have been cut back.



Cannon - 2005
Same Location - January 2005   (9)
A fence line has been added.


Regarding the cannon photographs above, although the locations are the same, it appears that the cannon are not. - Ed.






Ruin of the Mill82
Ruins of the Mill - April, 1865


Mill Location
Location of Gaines' Mill - April, 2005

The sign reads:
SEVEN DAYS BATTLES
GAINES'S MILL

THIS IS THE SITE OF GAINES'S MILL
WHICH GAVE ITS NAME TO THE BATTLE
ON JUNE 27, 1862. HERE A. P. HILL'S
ADVANCE GUARD, FOLLOWING PORTER,
CAME IN CONTACT WITH THE UNION
REARGUARD. AFTER A SHORT ACTION THE
UNIONISTS WITHDREW TO A POSITION ON
BOATSWAIN CREEK, CLOSELY PURSUED
BY THE CONFEDERATES.






Alabama Monument
Alabama Monument at Gaines' Mill - 1999   (10)



Alabama Monument
Front of the Monument
Alabama Monument
Back of the Monument


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