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Centreville in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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Second Battle of Manassas

 
 
Second Battle of Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Second Battle of Manassas Marker
Inscription.  Here Pope gathered his forces, August 30–31, 1862. From this point he detached troops to check Jackson at Ox Hill while the Union army retreated to the defenses at Alexandria.
 
Erected 1928 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 50.275′ N, 77° 26.485′ W. Marker was in Centreville, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker was at the intersection of Machen Road and U.S. 29, on the right when traveling south on Machen Road. This and three other markers are on the Centreville Public Library grounds. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 14200 Saint Germain Drive, Centreville VA 20120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Campaign of Second Manassas (here, next to this marker);
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Confederate Defenses (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Second Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); First Battle of Manassas (a few steps from this marker); Mystery Of The Centreville Six (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centreville.
 
More about this 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 marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of 2nd Manassas. On the civilwarhome.com site. (Submitted on June 25, 2006.) 
 
Second and First Battle of Manassas Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Second and First Battle of Manassas Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,246 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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