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Malvern Hill Battlefield

9175 Willis Church Rd, Richmond, VA 23231-7821
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Amazing Battlefield!

As we walked the battlefield, it gave us chills to think this is where men died. The battlefield... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Annabelle2045
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Richmond, Virginia
Important early battlefield that ended McClellan's Peninsula Campaign...

This was the final engagement of the union's first attempt to take Richmond in the spring of 1862... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
M C
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Newport News, Virginia
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9175 Willis Church Rd, Richmond, VA 23231-7821
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Reviewed 24 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 30 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

Thank Jackpine1
Reviewed 27 May 2016

If you care at all about Civil War battles, it is always worth going to the actual field to see the topography. From reading, you might think that Malvern Hill is some kind of significant, tall hill. It's just a small rise in a field,...More

1  Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is a country side and is the most important place in the Unites States. This place is where the United States civil war finish, but the place is not in good conditions, is like a forget place. The people like me who love the...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The battlefield has been preserved from development and is still rather rural. Not much in the area but is very peaceful and rather unchanged. There are some interpretive signs but not many. The hike is peaceful.

Thank BB55Fan
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Very nicely preserved site with clearly marked signs. I was impressed with the Visitor Center that gave a very detailed account of the battle and the campaign leading up to the battle.

Thank ExploringViking96
Reviewed 14 December 2015

For the casual historian this won't be very exciting as there are multiple canon placements, an open field, and a house on this historical site. For those who truly enjoy history, Malvern Hill is a must see as you can walk in the field of...More

1  Thank IA_Hawks
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