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Battle of Lee’s Mill -Dam Number 1

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Address: Newport News, VA
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A Very Important Site Historically

The fortifications supporting Dam No. One are among the best preserved of any from the Civil War (officially termed by the U.S. Army the War of the Rebellion). While there was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
Ben_Theretoo406
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk with about four markers gives a quick history of the battle that took place here. Worth the stop if you are in the area. Staff at the visitors center was very helpful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The fortifications supporting Dam No. One are among the best preserved of any from the Civil War (officially termed by the U.S. Army the War of the Rebellion). While there was little about the Peninsula Campaign which affected the course or outcome of the long and bloody conflict, one can see, in its unfolding, the ultimate failure of the Southern... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

The easiest way to get to this site is from the Newport News Park. The walking trail was marked and easy to follow, Well preserved fortifications from the battle and a very peaceful environment, considering what took place here. Worth finding when in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012

Well preserved fortifications - Hidden jewel. Well marked trails - good signs - quiet - Lots of deer.

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