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Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Bull Run Monument

 
 
Second Bull Run Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 11, 2007
1. Second Bull Run Monument Marker
Inscription. Like its companion monument on Henry Hill, this obelisk was constructed by Union soldiers at the close of the Civil War. It was dedicated during an elaborate ceremony held on June 10, 1865.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 49.253′ N, 77° 33.241′ W. Marker was near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker could be reached from Featherbed Lane (continuation of Groveton Road) half a mile north of Lee Highway (formerly the Warrenton Turnpike) (U.S. 29). Click for map. Marker is on the Deep Cut loop trail, a pleasant 0.3 mile hike west from the Deep Cut Battlefield parking lot in the Manassas National Battlefield Park. Marker was in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Groveton Monument (here, next to this marker); 13th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rock Fight (within shouting distance of this marker); 24th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fourth Brigade
Second Bull Run Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 11, 2007
2. Second Bull Run Monument and Marker
(about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); 15th Alabama Infantry (about 700 feet away); The Wisconsin Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); On the Skirmish Line (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. This marker was replaced by a new one named Groveton Monument (see nearby markers).
 
Regarding Second Bull Run Monument. This monument is also known as the Groveton Monument. It was dedicated on the same day as its twin, the Henry Hill Monument approx. 1.7 miles southwest.

The monumentís inscription reads, “In Memory of the Patriots Who Fell at Groveton. Aug 28th, 29th & 30th, 1862.”

Groveton was a small village on the Warrenton Turnpike. It no longer exists.
 
Also see . . .  The Monuments on the Battle-Field of Bull Run. Article in The Illustrated London News July 15, 1865. (Submitted on March 11, 2007.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Second Bull Run, or Groveton Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 11, 2007
3. The Second Bull Run, or Groveton Monument
Second Bull Run Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 8, 2009
4. Second Bull Run Monument
The area around the monument was recently cleared to restore a wartime appearance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,933 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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