First Deep Bottom Battlefield

Located on the outskirts of Richmond, the July 28, 1864 First Deep Bottom battlefield features heavily forested terrain, broken by cultivated farm fields, thus retaining much of its wartime character. However, much of this land along the north side of Long Bridge Road west of Gravel Hill Church is still in private hands.  Please respect posted signs when visiting this battlefield.

First Deep Bottom Battlefield: What's Nearby

Richmond, VA


Save 57 acres at Cold Harbor, Gaines' Mill, Glendale, First Deep Bottom and Malvern Hill Battlefields.

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Related Battles

Henrico County, VA | July 27, 1864
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties