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Cold Harbor Battlefield

The Battle of Cold Harbor was fought June 1 to 12, 1864, under the command of Union Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The Union army suffered a great loss during this engagement, with 1905 killed and 10,570 wounded, compared to the Confederates loss of 1200 killed and wounded.

Cold Harbor Battlefield is a part of Richmond National Battlefield Park in Virginia, established on March 2, 1936.

Anderson's men's trenches

Anderson's Men's Trenches

Confederate General Richard Heron Anderson commanded General James Longstreet's corp at Cold Harbor. Pictured here are his men's original trenches.
Photo by DLO


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