Haymarket in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Haymarket During the War
At midnight on November 5, 1862, a few days after Confederate bushwhackers fired on U.S. troops nearby, Federals under Gen. Adolph von Steinwehr burned the entire village. Only the McCormick
Erected by Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 38° 48.737′ N, 77° 38.231′ W. Marker is in Haymarket, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Washington Street (John Marshall Highway) (Virginia Route 55) west of Jefferson Street (Old Carolina Road), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Haymarket VA 20169, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Haymarket During the Civil War (here, next to this marker); Colonial Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); Haymarket Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's, Episcopal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rock Fight (approx. 1˝ miles away); Bull Run Battlefields (approx. 1˝ miles away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1˝ miles away); Second Battle of Manassas (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haymarket.
Also see . . . Buckland Races. (Submitted on December 16, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,107 times since then and 75 times this year. Last updated on June 21, 2018, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.