Glendale | Then and Now
Prior to 1987, only two small parcels of the Glendale battlefield had been preserved, consisting mainly of the Glendale National Cemetery. The American Battlefield Trust and its partners have worked closely with local landowners to reclaim this crucial battlefield piece by piece. According to historian Robert E. L. Krick the Glendale battlefield is now “a preservation gem,” with 686 acres saved.
There are 29 critical acres of battlefield land in Virginia, at Glendale, and at Gaines’ Mill/Cold Harbor that we have the opportunity to save in...