Its futility was demonstrated when Wilson's division attempted to move across the Mechanicsville road.
At Mechanicsville the Forty-fourth Georgia lost 65 per cent.
At Spier Falls the head is 80 feet, and at Mechanicsville it is 18 feet.
This included the fighting at Mechanicsville and at Gaines' Mill.
The latter was posted between the Mechanicsville pike and Meadow Bridge road.
When the armies lay at Mechanicsville, both were plainly visible from many points in the city.
An entertaining gleaning is that respecting Fairfield race track, situated on the Mechanicsville Turnpike.
All the pickets were now called in, and the regiment and battery at Mechanicsville were withdrawn.
They at length found the enemy near the little village of Mechanicsville.
After various marches and counter-marches we finally encamped on June 18th, on the extreme right of the army, near Mechanicsville.