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

Campaign of Second Manassas

 
 
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By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Campaign of Second Manassas Marker
Inscription. Seven miles south is Manassas, where Jackson, on his turning movement around Pope, destroyed vast quantities of supplies, August 26–27, 1862. Hill and Ewell of Jackson's force, coming from Manassas, reached Centreville on their way to Jackson's position north of Groveton, August 28, 1862.
 
Erected 1931 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-40.)
 
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. Second Battle of 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.
Campaign of Second Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Campaign of Second Manassas Marker
This marker was originally erected on Route 211 in Centreville. Route 211 became Route 29/211, and finally just plain Route 29. It was moved to the Centreville Public Library grounds when Route 29 was widened in the 1990s.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Chronology of the Second Manassas Campaign. (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 1,694 times since then and 15 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 June 16, 2016.
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