During the battles of Mechanicsville and Gaines's Mill, the Union army, except Porter's corps andthe attack in force upon Porter's corps at Gaines's Mill.
Magruder's and Huger's divisions were leto resist the forces of Lee and Jackson at Gaines's Mill, known to be immensely superior to mine, tselected and more advantageous one east of Gaines's Mill, where I could protect the bridges across ck P. M., after a sharp engagement between Gaines's Mill and New Cold Harbor, A. P. Hill made the frigade — the left of Sykes's division.
At Gaines's Mill, Colonel Thomas Cass's gallant 9th Massach Pines, 1 o'clock; Mechanicsville, 3 to 4; Gaines's Mill at 12: 30; Savage's Station at 4; White Oaavalry which had been directed
Ruins of Gaines's Mill, looking East.
From a photograph made in ders were given for their execution.
At Gaines's Mill the Union loss was: Killed, 894; wounded, the combined attack of Lee and Jackson at Gaines's Mill.
Defeat to us was necessarily great damag