“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Gainesville, Virginia

Clickable Map of Prince William County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Prince William County, VA (622) Fairfax County, VA (482) Fauquier County, VA (110) Loudoun County, VA (274) Manassas Ind. City, VA (65) Manassas Park Ind. City, VA (3) Stafford County, VA (187) Charles County, MD (142)  PrinceWilliamCounty(622) Prince William County (622)  FairfaxCounty(482) Fairfax County (482)  FauquierCounty(110) Fauquier County (110)  LoudounCounty(274) Loudoun County (274)  (65) Manassas (65)  (3) Manassas Park (3)  StaffordCounty(187) Stafford County (187)  CharlesCountyMaryland(142) Charles County (142)
Location of Gainesville, Virginia
    Prince William County (622)
    Fairfax County (482)
    Fauquier County (110)
    Loudoun County (274)
    Manassas (65)
    Manassas Park (3)
    Stafford County (187)
    Charles County, Maryland (142)
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1Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — Battle of Buckland Mills
On October 19, 1863, 12,000 Confederate and Union cavalry clashed at Buckland. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, screening the Confederate withdrawal following the Battle of Bristoe Station, blocked the advance of Union Gen. H. Judson Kilpatrick's cavalry . . . Map (db m108105) HM
2Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — 66 — Buckland
The town of Buckland, named for William Buckland, Architect, was chartered in 1798 with streets and lots on both sides of Broad Run near the mill of John Love. Tranquility, future site of Buckland Hall nearby, was John Love’s seat. This property was . . . Map (db m1083) HM
3Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — C-31 — Bull Run Battlefields
Just to the east were fought the two battles of Manassas or Bull Run.Map (db m2013) HM
4Virginia (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 m155225) HM
5Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — Lee, Longstreet and Jackson Meeting
This marker erected by the Haymarket Agricultural Club, indicates the spot where General R.E. Lee, General Longstreet, and General Jackson, met on August 29th, 1862, about 12.30 P.M. As certified by Lieut. Col. Edmund Berkeley, sole survivor of the . . . Map (db m536) HM
6Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — C-33 — Rock Fight
In Aug. 1862, during the Second Battle of Manassas, Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s command occupied an unfinished railroad grade northeast of here, including “the Dump,” a gap in the grade heaped with . . . Map (db m155224) HM
7Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — C-27 — Second Battle of Manassas
The center of Lee’s army rested here on August 30, 1862; Jackson was to the north of this road, Longstreet to the south. Late in the afternoon, after Jackson had repulsed Pope’s assaults, Longstreet moved eastward, driving the Union forces facing . . . Map (db m155226) HM
8Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — The Macrae School
Between 1914 and 1953, African-American children of the surrounding area attended a two-room schoolhouse a short distance east of here along the Warrenton Turnpike. This was the final location for the Macrae School, originally established in 1870 as . . . Map (db m40118) HM
9Virginia (Prince William County), Gainesville — The Shirley Cemetery
This small family cemetery is the final resting place of Richard O. (1802-1857) and Susan (1813-1880) Shirley and possibly several of their six children. Richard Shirley was a farmer and tavern keeper who owned approximately 400 acres of land . . . Map (db m2168) HM
Apr. 20, 2021