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 house remained intact, and St. Paulís Church was a mere shell. More than 120 homeless townspeople took refuge at the church and nearby farms. Many residents left Haymarket for good. Of those who
Erected by Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia Civil War Trails marker series.
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.
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. 1Ĺ miles away); Bull Run Battlefields Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Second Battle of Manassas (approx. 1Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haymarket.
Also see . . . Buckland Races. (Submitted on December 16, 2006.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,967 times since then and 2 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.