Second Battle of Manassas
— Day Three - August 30, 1862 - 6 p.m. —As fighting stalled along Sudley Road, Union and Confederate cavalry partook in the final drama of the battle here on the grounds of Portici. Southern horsemen attempted to dash behind the Union army and cut their escape route. Anticipating this movement, General John Buford deployed his cavalry brigade near Portici to guard Lewis Ford on Bull Run.
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|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 2:23am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 282378 N 4298378|
|Decimal Degrees||38.80731667, -77.50623333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.439', W 77° 30.374'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 26.34" N, 77° 30' 22.44" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10514 Vandor Ln, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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