Second Battle of Manassas
— Day Two August 29, 1862 7 p.m. —With his army reunited, Confederate General Robert E. Lee looked for an opportunity to strike the enemy. Lee proposed attacking the Federal left flank, which lay south of the Warrenton Turnpike. With evening drawing on, General James Longstret proposed an alternative - a reconnaissance in force to secure a foothold near the enemy from which to launch a major attack the next morning.
|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 278920 N 4299083|
|Decimal Degrees||38.81280000, -77.54625000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.768', W 77° 32.775'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 46.08" N, 77° 32' 46.5" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11677-11739 US-29, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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