Balloons and Artillery at Dr. Gaines Farm

One of Civil War Trust’s latest preservation efforts is a large parcel of property, covering 285 acres, at Gaines Mill, Virginia.  The targeted ground is that over which General James Longstreet’s men attacked on June 27, 1862. But like many locations in Virginia, the site was not a “one event” spot.  A month earlier, FederalsContinue reading “Balloons and Artillery at Dr. Gaines Farm”