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Battle Name : Mechanicsville

Date(s) : 26 June 1862

Part of : American Civil War , Eastern Theatre, 1862 , McClellan's Peninsula Campaign , The Seven Days ,

Outcome : A victory for American Union Forces over American Confederate Forces

Type of battle : Land


Confederates under A.P.Hill attacked across the Chickahominy and drove the Union troops east through Mechanicsville and across Beaver Dam Creek, but there Porter's yankees formed a strong position and repulsed A.P. and D.H Hill's un-coordinated attacks. Jackson, who was due to out flank Porter never arrived and the Confederates fell back.


5 miles north of Richmond, Virginia, USA (USA)