• Manassas National Battlefield Park

    Manassas

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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    The museum at the Henry Hill Visitor Center is closed due to the installation of a fire protection system in the exhibit area. The visitor center and gift shop remain open daily and the park film is shown hourly. More »

Forest Communities

Forest Communities
Manassas National Battlefield Park
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Forest Communities

Manassas National Battlefield Park

NPS Photo

Manassas National Battlefield Park supports several different forest communities. The woodlands are made up of basic oak-hickory forests, acidic oak-hickory forests, mesic forests, mountain bottomland forests, mountain swamp forests, upland depression swamp forests, eastern white pine hardwood forests, and Virginia pine- Easter red cedar successional forests. These comunities are shaped by varying biotic and abiotic components.

 
 
Forest Communities
Manassas National Battlefield Park
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The 5th New York lost 123 men killed at the Battle of Second Manassas. This was the greatest loss of life in any single infantry regiment in any battle of the Civil War. One member of the regiment, James Webb, won the Medal of Honor in the battle by braving fire to save a Union battery from capture.