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

Chinn Ridge Cannon

160th Anniversary of Second Manassas

Check out this page to learn more about the 160th Anniversary Commemoration of Second Manassas

Edwin Forbes Drawing of Second Manassas

Second Manassas 160th Bus Tour

Join a National Park Service historian for a full-day bus tour following the route of Stonewall Jackson's flank march before Second Manassas

Junior Ranger at Manassas

Kids and Youth

Learn about becoming a Manassas Junior Ranger!

Battery Heights Rehabilitation

Cultural Landscape Restoration

Learn about some of the current and past landscape rehabilitation projects at Manassas!

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: August 1, 2022

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