Near Manassas, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Second Battle of Manassas
A.P. Hill’s Division, Left Wing (Jackson)
Army of Northern Virginia, CSA
Brig. Gen. Maxcy Gregg
1st South Carolina 12th South Carolina
1st South Carolina Rifles 13th South Carolina
14th South Carolina
“Though wearied, we knew the struggle was yet to be renewed. The enemy soon came, now in greater force, but our little band met them with as much determination as ever. Our men fell fast around us. Federals pressed on, crossed the railroad cut and slowly compelled us, step by step, to yield. Here again our men fought the enemy at a few yards.”
- Maj. Edward McCrady
1st South Carolina Infantry
Location. 38° 49.995′ N, 77° 32.428′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Featherbed Lane (County Route 622). Click for map. Located on the Unfinished Railroad Loop Trail, along the old railroad bed, in Manassas National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Georgia Infantry (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grover’s Attack ▪ Union Bayonet Charge (approx. 0.3 miles away); 45th Georgia Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); 2nd New Hampshire Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); “The Unfinished Railroad” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battling for the Rocky Knoll (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
Also see . . .
1. Second Manassas Battle Report: Gregg's Brigade.
2. Second Manassas Account of Gregg's Brigade. An address before the Survivors of the Twelfth Regiment South Carolina Volunteers, at Walhalla, South Carolina, 21st August, 1884. By EDWARD McCRADY, Jr., Lieut.-Col. First S. C Volunteers.
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