Groveton in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Second Battle of Manassas
Day One - August 28, 1862 - 6:30 p.m.
Erected 2012 by Manassas National Battlefield Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 48.701′ N, 77° 33.448′ W. Marker is in Groveton, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling west. Located at the first stop on the driving tour of the Second Manassas battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12048 Lee Hwy, Gainesville VA 20155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Manassas National Battelfield Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Broken by Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battery Heights (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Company B, 4th U.S. Artillery (about 600 feet away); 76th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th Wisconsin Infantry (approx. Ό mile away); 6th Wisconsin Infantry (approx. Ό mile away); 21st North Carolina Infantry (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groveton.
Also see . . . Second Battle of Manassas. Old marker that stood at this location. (Submitted on September 2, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 762 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.