Second Brigade

Second Brigade (HM6AO)

Location: Hillsboro, VA 20109 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.516', W 77° 32.026'

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— Second Battle of Manassas —

August 30, 1862
5:15 p.m.


Second Division (Ricketts)
Third Corps (McDowell)
Army of Virginia, USA

Second Brigade
Brig. Gen. Zealous B. Tower
26th New York - 88th Pennsylvania
94th New York - 90th Pennsylvania

"The regiment rushed up on the double quick and the companies deployed as best they could, facing the enemy's line near the Chinn House. Very soon the Confederates advanced in many lines of battle. We at once opened fire on them, checking their advance. But the infantry fire was so very destructive that our men were at a loss how to return it effectively. It was just impossible to get the companies in order to successfully resist the Rebel advance."
-John Vautier
88th Pennsylvania Infantry
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HM NumberHM6AO
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 279991 N 4298586
Decimal Degrees38.80860000, -77.53376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.516', W 77° 32.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 30.96" N, 77° 32' 1.56" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 36901-36929 Unnamed Road, Hillsboro VA 20109, US
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