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Battle of Malvern Hill

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Malvern Hill: Richmond Animated Battle Map

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1862-47 Malvern Hill July 1 1862

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Malvern Hill - Confederate Artillery

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Malvern Hill - Historic Carter Farm

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Malvern Hill Battlefield - The Willis Parsonage

The Battle of Malvern Hill, also known as the Battle of Poindexter's Farm, was fought on July 1, 1862, between the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, led by Gen. Robert E. Lee, and the Union Army of the Potomac under Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan. It was the final battle of the Seven Days Battles during the American Civil War, taking place on a 130-foot (40 m) elevation of land known as Malvern Hill, near the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia and just one mile (1.6 km) from the James River. Including inactive reserves, more than fifty thousand soldiers from each side took part, using more than two hundred pieces of artillery and three warships.
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  • Background 

  • Prelude 

  • Battle 

  • Aftermath 

  • Battlefield preservation