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Photograph of the trees at Cold Harbor Battlefield

Cold Harbor Battlefield

The Cold Harbor Battlefield  is roughly 12 miles from Richmond and is a part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. The 50-acre park includes a driving tour, hiking trails and numerous Civil War trenches and rifle pits. Cold Harbor National Cemetery is one half mile east of the Visitor Center.

Cold Harbor Battlefield: What's Nearby

Mechanicsville, VA
The White House and Museum of the Confederacy
Richmond, VA
The Valentine Richmond History Center
Richmond, VA

Preservation

Save 99 Endangered Acres at Gaines’ Mill and Cold Harbor Gaines' Mill, Cold Harbor and Second Deep Bottom.

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Save Three Civil War Battlefields The Wilderness, Cold Harbor and Bentonville.

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The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 250 acres at Cold Harbor Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Mechanicsville, VA | May 31, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties
17,332
Union
12,737
Confed.
4,595