The Changing Fortunes of War
— The Manassas Museum System —After the First Battle of Manassas on June 21, 1861, Confederate forces continued to hold Manassas Junction until March 1862. They evacuated Manassas and moved south in order to counter Union Gen. George B. McClellan's plans to attack Richmond. During this period, Union forces occupied the abandoned Confederate earthworks.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 12:58pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 286816 N 4292262|
|Decimal Degrees||38.75333333, -77.45328333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 45.2', W 77° 27.197'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 45' 12.00" N, 77° 27' 11.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8372 Buttress Ln, Manassas VA 20110, US|
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