Second Manassas Campaign

Second Manassas Campaign (HMOL6)

Location: Warrenton, VA 20186 Fauquier County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.117', W 77° 54.083'

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Strategic Rappahannock River Crossings

A mile northwest stood Waterloo Bridge, where on 22 Aug. 1862 Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart crossed the Rappahannock River to threaten the rear of Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's army 14 miles southeast at Catlett Station on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad. Pope's men guarded several downstream crossings, including Fauquier White Sulphur Springs (3 miles south), Freeman's Ford, Beverly's Ford, Rappahannock Bridge, Norman's Ford, and Kelly''s Ford (16 miles). Gen. Robert E. Lee sent Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson sweeping north and east around the Federals. The maneuver ended In the Second Battle of Manassas on 29 - 30 Aug.
HM NumberHMOL6
Marker NumberC-60
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 247631 N 4285848
Decimal Degrees38.68528333, -77.90138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.117', W 77° 54.083'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 7.02" N, 77° 54' 4.98" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9477 Lee Highway, Warrenton VA 20186, US
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