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Made it a plan to visit the battlefields of VA and tried to do campaigns we followed the 7 Day... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
richlee1975
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Woodford, Virginia
Wow an new vantage point

as an old reenact of the civil war I am amazed by the number of battles I was unaware of - this one... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Greg P
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Made it a plan to visit the battlefields of VA and tried to do campaigns we followed the 7 Day Battle, following a book on the subject. You cross battles sites from other campaigns but this one well marked with explanations. Others just a historical...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

as an old reenact of the civil war I am amazed by the number of battles I was unaware of - this one is just such a place

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I always like to visit the Ranger Station first, but this battlefield doesn’t really have one. If you’re looking for a stamp for your parks passport, go to The Tredegar Civil War Museum gift shop counter.

Thank Devon B
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I took two of my granddaughters out to Malvern Hill Battlefield ....... not that they were interested in the battle that was fought there.....being 9 and 11. But I was. The entire area set aside is unique because it is spread over a large area...More

Thank Eve M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

this by far is the best battlefield of the entire Richmond battlefield. markers about the little visitor area, and you just look out onto the open battlefield and just try to understand how things happened McClellans last battle of the Peninsula campaign of 1862

Thank James W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

As we walked the battlefield, it gave us chills to think this is where men died. The battlefield was very impressive. Oddly enough, the scenery was beautiful. You can walk the trails or drive. Malvern Hill Battlefield is one of five battlefields known as Cold...More

Thank Annabelle2045
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This was the final engagement of the union's first attempt to take Richmond in the spring of 1862. McClellan had fought and slowly pushed his way up the lower peninsula of VA with Magruder and then Joseph E Johnson opposing him leading the Southern forces....More

Thank M C
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Signs indicated a "visitor's center." The only parking was limited and roadside. A local we spoke with said he's never seen it open. These grounds are walled and hold a cemetery. There are several roadside placards further along. Up the road on our right there...More

Thank DPD123
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My wife and I stopped here on a trip from Richmond on a scenic bypass rather than interstate. On of my great grandfathers was wounded here and according to my mother, had scars on his face for the rest of his life. So, we stopped...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I had this place mostly to myself since it was a very hot and humid day. There is a short section of trail that is in the woods but most of what I walked is in an open field. It's true what others said that...More

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