Trust, Va. preserving Civil War battlefield - Article Photos 3/4

Virginia Secretary of Transportation, Sean T. Connaughton gestures during a news conference announcing the purchase of 285 acres of land at the Gaines Mill Civil War battlefield site Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 in Mechanicsville, Va. Gaines' Mill is where Gen. Robert E. Lee had his first major victory as commander of the Army of Northern Virginia. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)