A report on Second Battle of Bull Run

Second Battle of Bull Run, fought Augt. 29th 1862, 1860s lithograph by Currier and Ives
Northeastern Virginia (1862)
Second Bull Run Campaign, August 17–30, 1862 (Additional map).
Battlefield of Manassas (right side)
Action at Brawner's Farm, August 28
August 29, 10 a.m.: Sigel's attack
August 29, 12 noon: Longstreet arrives, Porter stalls
August 29, 3 p.m.: Grover's attack
August 29, 5–7 p.m., Kearny's attack, Hood vs. Hatch
Stonewall Jackson's cannons on Henry House Hill
August 30, 3 p.m., Porter's attack
August 30, 4 p.m.: Start of Longstreet's attack
August 30, 4:30 p.m.: Union defense of Chinn Ridge
August 30, 5 p.m.: Final Confederate attacks, beginning of the Union retreat
Bridge crossed by the Union troops retreating to Centreville
Soldiers stand next to a completely destroyed Henry House in 1862
Union troops retreat after the battle
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<center>Soldiers stand next to a completely destroyed Henry House in 1862</center>
<center>Virginia, Bull Run. Ruins of Stone Bridge, 1862</center>
<center>A group of men stand near the Manassas Railroad Junction railroad tracks in 1862 with a train in the background</center>
<center>A group of men near Manassas Railroad Junction in 1862</center>
<center>A group of men near Manassas Railroad Junction in 1862</center>
<center>Men sit near the Manassas Junction railroad in 1862</center>
<center>Picking up debris of trains after Pope's retreat</center>
<center>Bull Run, Va. Dedication of the battle monument; Judge Abram B. Olin of the District of Columbia Supreme Court, who delivered the address, stands by the rail.</center>
Battle map drafted by Sneden, Robert Knox, with notes on Union and Confederate strengths, casualties, done in pen and ink and water color
Northern Virginia Campaign, August 7–28, 1862 Confederate
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Fought August 28–30, 1862, in Prince William County, Virginia, as part of the American Civil War.

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Second Battle of Bull Run, fought Augt. 29th 1862, 1860s lithograph by Currier and Ives

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Henry S. Lansing

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American Brevet Brigadier General who commanded the 17th New York Infantry Regiment during some of the deadliest battles of the American Civil War as well as commanding the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Division of the V Corps.

American Brevet Brigadier General who commanded the 17th New York Infantry Regiment during some of the deadliest battles of the American Civil War as well as commanding the 3rd Brigade of the 1st Division of the V Corps.

Lansing would then participate at the battles of 2nd Bull Run, Antietam, Frederickburg and Chancellorsville.

John Beardsley (colonel)

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American colonel who commanded the 9th New York Cavalry Regiment during the American Civil War and also commanded the Cavalry Brigade of the I Corps of the Army of Virginia before resigning after a series of controversies during his military career.

American colonel who commanded the 9th New York Cavalry Regiment during the American Civil War and also commanded the Cavalry Brigade of the I Corps of the Army of Virginia before resigning after a series of controversies during his military career.

The Cavalry Brigade then captured Waterloo Bridge near Warrenton, Virginia on August 25, 1862, during the Second Battle of Bull Run.

James B. Walton

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James Burdge Walton (1813–85) served for two decades in the famed New Orleans militia unit the Washington Artillery.

James Burdge Walton (1813–85) served for two decades in the famed New Orleans militia unit the Washington Artillery.

These batteries served in the Peninsula Campaign, at Second Manassas, and Antietam.

Cuvier Grover

Cuvier Grover

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Career officer in the United States Army and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Career officer in the United States Army and a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Cuvier Grover

His brigade was later transferred to the command of Maj. Gen. John Pope and cited for bravery in leading a bayonet charge against Confederate forces of Stonewall Jackson at the Second Battle of Bull Run.

John M. Brockenbrough

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Farmer and a Confederate colonel in the American Civil War.

Farmer and a Confederate colonel in the American Civil War.

Brockenbrough assumed command of the brigade after Field was wounded at the Second Battle of Bull Run and led it two days later at Chantilly.

Colonel Baylor

William S. Baylor

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American lawyer and soldier who served as a colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

American lawyer and soldier who served as a colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

Colonel Baylor

Before his promotion to brigadier general could be confirmed, Baylor was killed in action on the afternoon of August 30, 1862, at Second Manassas after taking the colors of the 33rd Virginia Infantry and gallantly leading his brigade to the unfinished railroad in a charge against the Union V Corps.

Isaac Ingalls Stevens during the American Civil War

Isaac Stevens

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American military officer and politician who served as governor of the Territory of Washington from 1853 to 1857, and later as its delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

American military officer and politician who served as governor of the Territory of Washington from 1853 to 1857, and later as its delegate to the United States House of Representatives.

Isaac Ingalls Stevens during the American Civil War
Isaac Ingalls Stevens during the American Civil War
Isaac Stevens (c. 1855–1862)
Death of General Isaac Stevens, a lithograph by Alonzo Chappel
A monument (pictured, left) marks the approximate place where Stevens died at the Battle of Chantilly.
Stevens Hall at Washington State University (2017)

Stevens was transferred with his IX Corps division to Virginia to serve under Major General John Pope in the Northern Virginia Campaign and the Second Battle of Bull Run.

Two Union Howitzers placed in the flanking position which they held during the Battle of First Bull Run.

Henry House Hill

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Location near Bull Run in Virginia.

Location near Bull Run in Virginia.

Two Union Howitzers placed in the flanking position which they held during the Battle of First Bull Run.
The house after the First Battle of Bull Run.

This hill was an important site of the battles of First and Second Bull Run (also known as First and Second Manassas) in the American Civil War.

Thomas Drayton

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Planter, politician, railroad president, and military officer from Charleston, South Carolina.

Planter, politician, railroad president, and military officer from Charleston, South Carolina.

Drayton led his brigade at Second Bull Run and in the Maryland Campaign.

Gen. Isaac R. Trimble

Isaac R. Trimble

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United States Army officer, a civil engineer, a prominent railroad construction superintendent and executive, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

United States Army officer, a civil engineer, a prominent railroad construction superintendent and executive, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War.

Gen. Isaac R. Trimble

Pope was forced by this maneuver into attacking Jackson's strong defensive positions and suffered a severe defeat in the Second Battle of Bull Run.