Near Warrenton in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Second Manassas Campaign
Strategic Rappahannock River Crossings
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number C-60.)
Location. 38° 41.117′ N, 77° 54.083′ W. Marker is near Warrenton, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 211) west of Leeds Manor Road / Harts Mill Road (County Route 688), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker cannot be seen from the westbound lanes because of a wide, treed median. Marker is in this post office area: Warrenton VA 20186, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stuart's Ride Around Pope (approx. Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ashland Farm (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Second Manassas Campaign (approx. 2 miles away); Culpeper County / Rappahannock County (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 4 miles away); Corbin's Crossroads (approx. 5.2 miles away); Leeton Forest (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrenton.
More about this marker. This marker replaced a marker from the 1930s with the same number titled “Campaign of Second Manassas” that read “About two miles north is Waterloo Bridge, where J. E. B. Stuart began his raid to Catlett’s Station in the rear of Pope’s army, August 22, 1862. Some miles farther north is Hinson’s Mill, where Stonewall Jackson crossed this river, August 25, 1862, on the march around Pope that resulted in the Second Battle of Manassas.”
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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