Recent Battles, near Richmond.

Names of the Recent Battles   The following are the names which it seems have been assigned to the recent battles in front of Richmond:

Thursday, June 26 – Battle of Mechanicsville   — Friday, June 27 – Battle of Gaine’s Mill  — Saturday, June 28 – Battle of Chickahominy  — Sunday, June 29  — Battle of Peach Orchard; battle of Savage’s Station — Monday, June 30 – Battle of White Oak Swamp;  battle of White Oak C reek; battle of Charles City Cross Roads. –Tuesday, July 1 – Battle of Turkey Bend.

(Liberator, July 11, 1862, pg 3)