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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Orlando M. Poe, taken at the end of the Civil War.

Orlando Metcalfe Poe

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United States Army officer and engineer in the American Civil War.

United States Army officer and engineer in the American Civil War.

Orlando M. Poe, taken at the end of the Civil War.
Orlando M. Poe, taken at the end of the Civil War.
Orville E. Babcock and Poe at Fort Sanders in Knoxville, Tennessee
Orlando Poe

His brigade anchored the far right of the Union line at the August 29–30 battle of Second Bull Run but was only lightly engaged.

Abram Duryée

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Union Army general during the American Civil War, the commander of one of the most famous Zouave regiments, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry.

Union Army general during the American Civil War, the commander of one of the most famous Zouave regiments, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry.

Duryée's sidearm, a seven-shot, 32-Caliber, Moore's Single Action Belt Revolver

He later fought in the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Second Battle of Bull Run, and several others.

General Kearny's gallant charge

Battle of Chantilly

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The Battle of Chantilly (or Ox Hill, the Confederate name) took place on September 1, 1862, in Fairfax County, Virginia, as the concluding battle of the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War.

The Battle of Chantilly (or Ox Hill, the Confederate name) took place on September 1, 1862, in Fairfax County, Virginia, as the concluding battle of the Northern Virginia Campaign of the American Civil War.

General Kearny's gallant charge
Map of the battle
The death of General Kearny
Ox Hill Battlefield Park, with monuments to Stevens and Kearny

Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's corps of the Army of Northern Virginia attempted to cut off the line of retreat of the Union Army of Virginia following the Second Battle of Bull Run but was attacked by two Union divisions.

Maj. Gen. John Buford

John Buford

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United States Army cavalry officer.

United States Army cavalry officer.

Maj. Gen. John Buford
August 1863 – General Buford (seated) & staff

His first command was a cavalry brigade under Major General John Pope, and he distinguished himself at Second Bull Run in August 1862, where he was wounded, and also saw action at Antietam in September and Stoneman's Raid in spring 1863.

Micah Jenkins, photo taken between April 1861 and July 1862

Micah Jenkins

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Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness.

Confederate general in the American Civil War, mortally wounded by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness.

Micah Jenkins, photo taken between April 1861 and July 1862

He was later wounded at the Second Battle of Bull Run in August 1862, this time in the shoulder and chest.

Philip Kearny

Philip Kearny

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United States Army officer, notable for his leadership in the Mexican–American War and American Civil War.

United States Army officer, notable for his leadership in the Mexican–American War and American Civil War.

Philip Kearny
Kearney's funeral at Arlington National Cemetery (April 12, 1912)
Dedicated in 1914, an equestrian statue by Edward Clark Potter marks Kearny's grave in Arlington National Cemetery.
President Woodrow Wilson spoke at the dedication of the statue marking Kearny's grave in Arlington National Cemetery (November 11, 1914).
Statue in Military Park, Newark, New Jersey

By the end of August 1862, General Kearny led his division at the disastrous Second Battle of Bull Run, which saw the Union Army routed and nearly destroyed by Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.

William Dorsey Pender

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General in the Confederacy in the American Civil War serving as a Brigade and Divisional commander.

General in the Confederacy in the American Civil War serving as a Brigade and Divisional commander.

He was wounded in the arm at the Battle of Glendale, but recovered quickly enough to rejoin his brigade and fight at Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas (where he received a minor head wound from an exploding shell), Harpers Ferry, and Battle of Sharpsburg.

Włodzimierz Krzyżanowski

Włodzimierz Krzyżanowski

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Polish American engineer, politician, and brigadier general in the Union Army.

Polish American engineer, politician, and brigadier general in the Union Army.

Włodzimierz Krzyżanowski

Krzyżanowski participated in the battles of Cross Keys in the Shenandoah Valley, and Second Bull Run (Second Manassas), where he was injured when his horse fell, Chancellorsville, where his brigade and the corps they were part of were routed by a Confederate flank attack, and Gettysburg in the Eastern Theater.

David Rumph Jones

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Confederate general in the American Civil War.

Confederate general in the American Civil War.

When Magruder departed for the Western Theater in July, Jones got permanent command, leading his troops at Second Battle of Bull Run and the Battle of Antietam, in both cases under Maj. Gen. James Longstreet.

Cadmus M. Wilcox

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Career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War and also was a Confederate general during the American Civil War.

Career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican–American War and also was a Confederate general during the American Civil War.

Wilcox as US Army second lieutenant
Attack by Anderson's division, July 2
Wilcox in later life

He led it to Second Bull Run, but was held in reserve and saw no serious action.