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 American Civil War Museum–White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, VA
The Valentine Richmond History Center
Richmond, VA


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Related Battles

Hanover County, VA | May 31, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties