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156th Anniversary Commemoration of Second Manassas

  • Presented By: Manassas National Battlefield Park
  • Dates: August 24, 2018 - August 26, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Manassas National Battlefield Park
  • Address: 12521 Lee Highway, Manassas, VA 20109
  • Time: 8:30 PM to 5:00 PM

August 24, 2018
Tour: Brawner Farm - The Battle Begins

Join a park historian for a guided walking tour tracing the opposing battle lines at the opening engagement of the Second Battle of Manassas. 90 minutes. Tour departs from the Brawner Farm Interpretive Center.

August 25, 2018
Tour: Breakthrough at the Railroad

Join a park historian for a walking tour covering the afternoon attacks on the Confederate line along the Unfinished Railroad, detailing the brief success of Cuvier Grover's brigade in breaking through the Confederate front. 90 minutes. Tour departs from Tour Stop 6.

Tour: Battling for the Rocky Knoll
This program details the desperate struggle along and behind the Unfinished Railroad during the late afternoon of August 29. 90 minutes. Tour departs from Sudley Church, near Tour Stop 5.

August 26, 2018
Tour: Slaughter at Deep Cut

This walking tour covers the largest Union assault during the battle, the afternoon attack of Fitz John Porter's troops at the Deep Cut on August 30. 90 minutes. Tour departs from Tour Stop 7.

Tour: Counterattack at Chinn Ridge
A guided walking tour covering the massive Confederate counterattack and the desperate struggle on Chinn Ridge and along Sudley Road. 120 minutes. Tour departs from Tour Stop 10.


Living History
Living history demonstrations will be offered on the weekend of August 25-26. Join us for portrayals of camp life, drill, and historic weapons firing. Demonstrations will take place at the Brawner Farm, Tour Stop 1. 

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All events subject to change. To confirm event, and to learn more about this event, please contact the individual host business or attraction. Thank you.