Manassas Park, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Bull Run Bridge
“Let this not become another Bull Run”
— Second Manassas Campaign —
When word of the defeat
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 Orange and Alexandria Railroad, and the Virginia Civil War Trails series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 45.944′ N, 77° 26.71′ W. Marker was in Manassas Park, Virginia. Marker was on Connor Drive. The marker was just off the New Dominion Alternative School parking lot. Reach the site by taking Manassas Drive east from Centerville Road (Route 28). Then turn south (right) on Euclid Avenue. After a quarter mile, turn east (left) on Connor Drive, following it around to the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 8228 Conner Drive, Manassas VA 20111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceConner House Restoration (a few steps from this marker); Conner House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Bull Run Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Manassas 1825 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Weir Family Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Enslaved of Liberia (approx. 0.8 miles away); Liberia and the Weirs (approx. 0.8 miles away); Liberia (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas Park.
More about this marker. The marker had a map on the left showing the tactical unit maneuvers during the battle. The map box contained portraits of Gens. Taylor and Jackson. On the right side was a drawing of the Bull Run Railroad Bridge.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker, which has different formatting and content.
Also see . . .
1. Second Manassas Campaign. While not directly discussing the Battle of Bull Run Bridge, this site collects many of the participants accounts regarding the overall campaign. (Submitted on September 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. General Taylor's Biography. (Submitted on September 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Second Manassas Campaign
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,926 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on November 3, 2008. Photos: 1. submitted on September 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 9, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on September 10, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5, 6. submitted on November 3, 2008. 7, 8. submitted on May 9, 2009. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.