Second Battle of Manassas
— Day Three August 30, 1862 5:30 p.m. —As the Ohioans strived to delay the Confederates, Federal reinforcements rushed to Chinn Ridge in support. With these troops came the 5th Battery, Maine Light Artillery, under the temporary command of Lt. William F. Twitchell. The five guns unlimbered here atop the ridge, but the retreating Ohioans momentarily obstructed their field of fire.
|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 280058 N 4298701|
|Decimal Degrees||38.80965000, -77.53303333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.579', W 77° 31.982'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 34.74" N, 77° 31' 58.92" W|
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|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Unnamed Road, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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