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Centreville in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Battle of Manassas

 
 
Second Battle of Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Second Battle of Manassas Marker
Inscription. Here Pope gathered his forces, August 30–31, 1862. From this point he detached troops to check Jackson at Ox Hill while the Union army retreated to the defenses at Alexandria.
 
Erected 1928 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number 22 - C.)
 
Location. 38° 50.275′ N, 77° 26.485′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Machen Road and Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling south on Machen Road. Click for map. This and three other markers are on the Centreville Public Library grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14200 Saint Germain Drive, Centreville VA 20120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Campaign of Second Manassas (here, next to this marker); Confederate Defenses (here, next to this marker); First Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); Old Stone Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Archaeology at Newgate Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Centreville.
 
More about this marker. This marker was originally erected on Route 211 in Centreville. Route 211 became Route 29/211, and finally
Second and First Battle of Manassas Markers image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Second and First Battle of Manassas Markers
just plain Route 29. It was moved to the Centreville Public Library grounds when Route 29 was widened in the 1990s.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of 2nd Manassas. On the civilwarhome.com site. (Submitted on June 25, 2006.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,924 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 16, 2016.
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