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Virginia State markers for the Second Manassas Campaign.
 
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Virginia Markers F 16 and F 19
Virginia (Culpeper County), Culpeper — F-19 — Battle of Cedar Mountain
During the afternoon of 9 Aug. 1862, Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's division led by Maj. Gen. Richard S. Ewell and Brig. Gen. Charles S. Winder fought Union troops led by Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks about three miles south. . . . — Map (db m4434) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Orange — F-32 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Near here Stonewall Jackson camped, August 13-15, 1862, just after the Cedar Mountain engagement. — Map (db m4765) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Verdiersville — JJ-12 — Stuart's "Very Narrow Escape"
At dawn on 18 Aug. 1862, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart was awakened by the clatter of approaching cavalry. Expecting Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee to join him in scouting Maj. Gen. John Pope's Union army, Stuart was surprised by Federal troopers instead. . . . — Map (db m4696) HM
Virginia (Rappahannock County), Amissville — C-61 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Here, J.E.B. Stuart, raiding around Pope’s army, turned northeast, August 22, 1862. He passed through Warrenton and went on to Catlett’s Station, where he captured some of Pope’s wagons, in one of which were found Pope’s order book and uniform. — Map (db m8294) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Amissville — C-8 — Stuart's Ride Around Pope
Stuart, starting here with his cavalry on August 22, 1862, rode around Pope's army to Catlett's Station. He destroyed supplies and army material and captured Pope's headquarters wagons. — Map (db m7729) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Warrenton — C-60 — Second Manassas CampaignStrategic Rappahannock River Crossings
A mile northwest stood Waterloo Bridge, where on 22 Aug. 1862 Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart crossed the Rappahannock River to threaten the rear of Union Maj. Gen. John Pope’s army 14 miles southeast at Catlett Station on the Orange & Alexandria . . . — Map (db m36792) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Warrenton — C-58 — Second Manassas CampaignStuart's Catlett Station Raid
On 22 Aug. 1862, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart led his cavalry on a raid behind Maj. Gen. John Pope's army. Stuart crossed the Rappahannock River at Waterloo Bridge, two miles west, then rode around Pope's right flank just north of here to attack Catlett . . . — Map (db m7747) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Amissville — G-9 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Here Lee and Jackson had their headquarters. Here, August 24, 1862, they formed the plan to attack Pope’s line of supply and bring him to battle before McClellan could join him. — Map (db m23959) HM
Virginia (Rappahannock County), Amissville — C-6 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Here Stonewall Jackson, on his march around Pope’s army by way of Jeffersonton to Bristoe Station, turned north, August 25, 1862. — Map (db m8263) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Orange — JJ-6 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Two miles north, near Pisgah Church, Jackson, Ewell and A.P. Hill camped, August 15-20, 1862 — Map (db m4698) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Marshall — FB-4 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Near here Stonewall Jackson, after a march of twenty-six miles on his way to Bristoe Station, halted for a few hours to rest his men, August 25-26, 1862 — Map (db m1358) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), The Plains — F-9 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Here Jackson, on his march around Pope to Bristoe Station, turned to the Southeast, August 26, 1862. — Map (db m1250) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — C-28 — Campaign of Second Manassas
On 25 Aug. 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson with half of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia began a wide flanking march around Union Maj. Gen. John Pope’s Army of Virginia on the Rappahannock River near Warrenton. . . . — Map (db m2012) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Orlean — CB-1 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Here Lee and Longstreet, on their way to join Jackson, then at Bristoe Station, camped on August 26, 1862. — Map (db m23945) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Warrenton — C-54 — Second Manassas CampaignManassas Junction Operations
Eight miles southeast, at Bristoe (then Bristoe Station), Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill's division of Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's corps destroyed the Orange & Alexandria Railroad bridges over Kettle Run and Broad Run on 27 Aug. 1862. The . . . — Map (db m4799) HM
Virginia (Fauquier County), Broad Run — FA-1 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Lee and Longstreet, moving eastward to join Jackson at Manassas, found this gap held by a Union force, August 28, 1862. They forced the gap, after some fighting, and moved on toward Manassas, August 29, 1862. — Map (db m607) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — C-48 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Here Taliaferro, of Jackson’s force, came into the highway in the late night of August 27, 1862. He was marching from Manassas to the position about a mile and a half to the north held by Jackson in the Second Battle of Manassas. — Map (db m108460) HM
Virginia (Fairfax County), Centreville — C-40 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Seven miles south is Manassas, where Jackson, on his turning movement around Pope, destroyed vast quantities of supplies, August 26–27, 1862. Hill and Ewell of Jackson's force, coming from Manassas, reached Centreville on their way to . . . — Map (db m411) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — C-46 — Second Battle of Manassas
On the Henry Hill, Pope’s rear guard, in the late afternoon of August 30, 1862, repulsed the attacks of Longstreet coming from the west. If the hill had been taken, Pope’s army would have been doomed; but the Unionists held it while the rest of . . . — Map (db m108461) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), South Riding — B-11 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Stonewall Jackson, sent by Lee to move around Pope's retreating army at Centreville and cut if off from Alexandria, reached this place, August 31, 1862. Here Jackson turned east towards Fairfax. — Map (db m2262) HM
Virginia (Fairfax County), Chantilly — B-11 — Battle of Chantilly(Ox Hill)
The Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill) took place here 1 September, 1862. Union General John Pope's Army, retreating after defeat by Lee at Second Manassas, clashed with Jackson's divisions which were attempting to prevent Pope from reaching Washington. . . . — Map (db m55932) HM

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