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Malvern Hill Battlefield

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Virginia

9175 WILLIS CHURCH ROAD
HENRICO, VA 23231, USA 

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Last of the Seven Days' Battles of the Peninsula campaign, on July 1, 1862, McClellan's II and V Corps retreated along the James River and defended the strong natural position of Malvern Hill against Lee's assault. While the Army of the Potomac continued its retreat, it inflicted great losses on the disorganized Confederate forces.