Where Southern Victories Tested Northern Resolve

On July 21, 1861, two armies clashed for the first time on the fields overlooking Bull Run. Heavy fighting swept away any notion of a quick war. In August 1862, Union and Confederate armies converged for a second time on the plains of Manassas. The Confederates won a solid victory bringing them to the height of their power.

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Welcome to Manassas National Battlefield Park

The Deep Cut Monument at Sunset

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Patriots Monument with wreath leaning on it

Memorial Day at Manassas

Celebrate Memorial Day at Manassas with special programming all weekend long.

Capture of Ricketts' Battery by Sidney King

First Battle of Manassas

Learn more about the First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) - July 21, 1861.

Second Battle of Manassas

Second Battle of Manassas

Learn more about the Confederate victory at the Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) - August 28-30, 1862.

Last updated: May 4, 2022

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12521 Lee Highway
Manassas , VA 20109

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703 361-1339 x0

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