Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Groveton Confederate Cemetery
The Bull Run and Groveton Ladies' Memorial Association, established in 1867, launched a campaign to recover Confederate dead from the battlefield. The organization established this cemetery and orchestrated the re-interment of an estimated 500 soldiers. Few could be identified and only two graves have individual headstones. Many of the Union dead were reburied in Arlington National Cemetery.
Erected by Manassas National Battlefield Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior.
Location. 38° 48.823′ N, 77° 32.772′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Artillery Position (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooklyn Fourteenth Twilight Clash (about 300 feet away); Groveton – Second Battle of Bull Run (about 400 feet away); Lucinda Dogan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); 5th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Counterattack (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Very Vortex of Hell" (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
Also see . . . Re-Burying the Dead. Older marker that stood at this location. (Submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2012, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.