Stuart's Hill

Stuart's Hill (HM21SB)

Location: Manassas, VA 20109 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.314', W 77° 34.244'

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A Springboard for Invasion

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee arrived on this hill late on the morning of August 29, 1862, to lead his reunited army in the Second Battle of Manassas. By the campaign's conclusion, he emerged victorious and seized the opportunity to lead his men on their first invasion into the North. An exhibit kiosk on the crest of Stuart's Hill highlights Confederate activity here. To begin your tour of the Second Manassas Battlefield, drive one-half mile north to the Brawner Farm, the scene of the opening action on the battle on Agust 28, 1862.

Manassas National Battlefield Park preserves nearly 5,000 acres of historic land. History and nature converge here to create an absorbing visitor experience. In addition to historic structures, archeological sites, and cultural landscapes, the park provides habitat for a wide variety of plants, birds, and other wildlife. Please enjoy your visit and help us protect the park for future generations.

View of the Brawner Farm from the crest of Stuart's Hill. The hill today is more wooded than it was at the time of the battle.
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HM NumberHM21SB
Placed ByManassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 276770 N 4298302
Decimal Degrees38.80523333, -77.57073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.314', W 77° 34.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 18.84" N, 77° 34' 14.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)703, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12501 Lee Hwy, Manassas VA 20109, US
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