Garnett's Farm
Golding's Farm
Civil War Virginia

American Civil War
June 27-28, 1862

Peninsular Campaign Map

While battle raged north of the Chickahominy River at Gaines' Mill on June 27, CSA General Magruder demonstrated against the Union line south of the river at Garnett's Farm.

To escape an artillery crossfire, the Federal defenders from Major General Samuel P. Heintzelman's III Corps refused their line along the river.

The Confederates attacked again near Golding's Farm on the morning of June 28 but were easily repulsed.

These "fixing" actions heightened the fear in the Union high command that an all out attack would be launched against them south of the river.

Result(s): Inconclusive

Location: Henrico County

Campaign: Peninsular Campaign (March-September 1862) next battle in campaign    previous battle in campaign

Date(s): June 27-28, 1862

Principal Commanders: Major General George B. McClellan [US]; Major General John B. Magruder [CS]

Forces Engaged: Divisions

Estimated Casualties: 830 total

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