Gainesville in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Campaign of Second Manassas
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number C-28.)
Location. 38° 47.411′ N, 77° 38.053′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville VA 20155, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bull Run Battlefields (here, next to this marker); Second Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); Rock Fight The Macrae School (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Shirley Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Paul's, Episcopal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Haymarket During the War (approx. 1˝ miles away); Haymarket During the Civil War (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
More about this marker. A marker, erected in the late 1920s or early 1930s with this same title and number, was located at Gainsville close to the junction with SR 55. It read “Stonewall Jackson, moving southward on his march around Pope, was here joined by Stuart with his cavalry, August 26, 1862. From Gainsville, Jackson moved on to Bristoe Station.” —Ed.
Also see . . . Official Reports and Historical Essays on the Campaign and Battle. (Submitted on August 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.