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Near Amissville in Rappahannock County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Campaign of Second Manassas

 
 
Campaign of Second Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
1. Campaign of Second Manassas Marker
Inscription. Here, J.E.B. Stuart, raiding around Pope’s army, turned northeast, August 22, 1862. He passed through Warrenton and went on to Catlett’s Station, where he captured some of Pope’s wagons, in one of which were found Pope’s order book and uniform.
 
Erected 1931 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-61.)
 
Location. 38° 40.349′ N, 77° 58.459′ W. Marker is near Amissville, Virginia, in Rappahannock County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 211) east of Holly Springs Road / Weaver Road (County Route 639), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amissville VA 20106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Culpeper County / Rappahannock County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corbin's Crossroads (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hinson's Ford (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 3 miles away); Stuart's Ride Around Pope
Campaign of Second Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
2. Campaign of Second Manassas Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Second Manassas Campaign (approx. 4 miles away); The Little Fork Rangers Monument (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Amissville.
 
Also see . . .  Lightning at Catlett’s Station. “Equally satisfying to Stuart, his men captured General Pope’s hat, cloak and frock coat—which were sent back to Richmond for public display as Stuart’s war trophy.” (Submitted on June 11, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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