Thursday, August 30, 2012

Saving Second Manassas on its 150th

Civil War Trust

On the 150th anniversary of the battle, the Civil War Trust is proud to announce a new campaign to save 3 acres of the Second Manassas Battlefield. Learn more about the history of this target tract and join us in our effort to reclaim this hallowed ground.
Jim Lighthizer, President, Civil War Trust
Manassas Maps
See the Tract

Satellite Map & Photos

Our target tract is closely associated with Longstreet's August 30, 1862 attack upon the Federal left flank. Hood's Texas Brigade crossed this ground to attack Warren's Zouaves.

Destruction of the Zouaves

Learn more about the destruction of the 5th and 10th New York regiments at the Battle of Second Manassas. The Confederate attack passed just over our target tract.
Manassas Facts
Manassas Video
Manassas 2012

Historian Videos

Learn more about the battle between Hood's Texas Brigade and Warren's Zouaves at the Battle of Second Manassas from historian Scott Patchan.
Battle Flags

Flags of Second Manassas

See our new exhibit of Civil War battle flags from Second Manassas. Several of these flags flew with units that passed on or near our target tract.

Manassas Flags
$76,000 Goal | $5 to $1 Match

Receive a new Civil War Trust Hat... or two

Donate $50 or more and we'll send you our new Civil War Trust hat. Donate $68.62 or more and we'll send you two hats!

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