Second Battle of Manassas
— Day Three - August 30, 1862 - 4 p.m. —Generals Robert E. Lee and James Longstreet both concluded the moment had arrived to launch a massive Confederate offensive at Second Manassas. Longstreet's wing of the army - nearly 30,000 troops - stood primed to sweep forward and sever the Union army's line of retreat. Their goal, ironically, was Henry Hill - the key terrain of the First Battle of Manassas.
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|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 279043 N 4298763|
|Decimal Degrees||38.80995000, -77.54473333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.597', W 77° 32.684'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 35.82" N, 77° 32' 41.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11702 General Warren Ave, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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