Park Map of Manassas National Battlefield Park

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~More info on this map~ Description: (Park Map) 1999; Year: 1999; Source: U.S. National Park Service; From collection: Maps of National Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites; Region covered: Manassas National Battlefield Park States covered: Virginia

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Second Manassas Battlefield: A Driving Tour

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This 12-mile driving tour is designed to cover 12 sites that figured prominently in the second battle. Each description is keyed by number to the modern map at right.

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Sudley Throughout the day on August 29, Feder- 9 Hazel Plain (Chinn House) This low stone al troops made several brutal but unsuccessful attempts to smash through the extreme left of Jackson’s line, positioned on the knoll just west of here. While the fighting raged here, far to the foundation is all that remains of the Chinn House. About 5 o’clock on August 30, Longstreet’s attackers converged on this ridge, passing on

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either side of the house as they bore down on south across the Warrenton Turnpike, Longthe Federal line. But the Federals resisted stoutly, street’s troops arrived on the battlefield and, buying time for Pope’s hard-pressed forces. unknown to Pope, deployed on Jackson’s right, overlapping the exposed Union left. Lee urged 10 Chinn Ridge Stretched along this ridge, the Longstreet to attack, but “Old Pete” demurred. Caution: Two heavily traveled highways divide Union troops fought desperately to delay LongThe time was just not right, he said. the park. U.S. 29 follows the historical roadbed of street’s advance long enough for Pope to set up the Warrenton Turnpike, an important commercial 5 Unfinished Railroad Jackson’s line covered a a second defensive line on Henry Hill, just to the highway before the war and which played a major front of about one and one-half miles, extending east. From here you can see a marker near the part in both battles. The Sudley Road (Va. 234) spot where Fletcher Webster, Daniel Webster’s from near the Sudley Church to a point threecrosses the turnpike at the Stone House. Use eldest son, was killed while leading the 12th quarters of a mile southwest of here. The center caution in driving across or turning onto and off Massachusetts Infantry into battle. of his line rested in this area. The focal point of of these highways. Jackson’s position was the bed of the unfin11 Henry Hill Here parts of McDowell’s, Porter’s, ished railroad. The grade is still visible running Battery Heights In the late afternoon of August Sigel’s, and Reno’s corps made a final stand into the woods on both sides of the road. 28, 1862, Stonewall Jackson ordered his troops against Longstreet. Taking position in the bed of to attack a Union column as it marched past on 6 Deep Cut The morning of August 30 passed Sudley Road, the Federals beat off Confederate the Warrenton Turnpike in front of the hidden quietly. Just before noon, erroneously concluding attacks from Anderson’s and Jones’s divisions. Confederate position north of the road. As the Darkness brought an end to the fighting. The the Confederates were retreating, Pope ordered lead elements of Gen. Rufus King’s Union divihis army forward in “pursuit.” The pursuit, howev- Union army, though beaten, was still intact. sion emerged from the woods to the west, Jacker, was short-lived. Pope found that Lee had son pushed his infantry forward from the distant gone nowhere. Amazingly, Pope ordered yet an- 12 Stone Bridge Finally, under cover of darkness, ridge into this open field. King’s troops swung to the defeated Union army withdrew across Bull other attack against Jackson’s line. More than meet this attack and for one-and-a-half hours the Run in this vicinity toward Centreville and the 5,000 troops under the command of Gen. Fitztwo lines fought resolutely, in some places only Washington defenses beyond. Lee’s bold and John Porter moved forward across the road into 80 yards apart. In that short time this opening brilliant Second Manassas campaign opened the the field and crashed into Jackson’s line in the struggle of the Second Battle of Manassas inflictarea around the “Deep Cut.” There the Southern- way for the South’s first invasion of the north and ed casualties amounting to almost one-third of possible European recognition of the Confederate ers held firmly, and Porter’s column was hurled the 7,000 men engaged. government. back in a bloody repulse. A trail of about onethird of a mile begins at the road and traces the Stone House Convinced that Jackson was isofootsteps of Porter’s gallant troops. lated, Pope ordered his columns to converge upon and attack the Confederates. He was sure he 7 Groveton The small, white frame L. Dogan could destroy Jackson before Lee and Longstreet House is all that remains of the wartime village of intervened. During the fighting on August 30, Groveton and one of only three Civil War-era Pope made his headquarters directly behind this houses remaining in the park. Nearby Groveton house. The house served as a field hospital durConfederate Cemetery contains the remains of ing First and Second Manassas. more than 260 Confederate soldiers. The identity of only a handful is known. Dogan Ridge On August 29 Pope’s army found 8 New York Monuments On the afternoon of Jackson’s men posted along an unfinished railroad grade about one-half mile west of this locaAugust 30, seeing the Union lines in disarray foltion. Throughout the day these fields were awash lowing the repulse of Porter, Longstreet pushed with blue as thousands of Federal troops formed his massive columns forward and staggered the here for assaults against Jackson’s line. Though Union left. A brief, futile stand on this ridge by the bloody, these attacks were uncoordinated and 5th and 10th New York Regiments ended in unsuccessful. The low ridges surrounding you slaughter. In five minutes the 5th New York lost were also the site of important Union artillery 123 men killed, the greatest loss of life in any sinpositions. gle infantry regiment in any battle of the Civil War.

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