Our lecture will focus on the critical campaign in the summer of 1862 around the Confederate Capital of Richmond. In his first major campaign, Gen. Robert E Lee would push back the Federal army under Gen. George McClellan from the gates of Richmond. The cost was thousands of lives on both sides. The result would save Richmond from invasion and set up the campaign as troops marched toward the Second Battle of Manassas.
Join us in Prince William County this fall as we commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Bristoe Station. Events include bus tours, two day symposium, a feature exhibit and a weekend commemoration on the anniversary.
Discover Prince William & Manassas has created a Civil War Experience Pass that gives visitors admission into 6 Historic sites at a 50% discount off the regular retail price.
BEYOND THE BATTLEFIELD
Prince William & Manassas, Virginia offers hundreds of entertainment, shopping and dining possibilities. After a day of touring historic battlefields or participating in a 150th Commemoration event, consider some of these things to do... [Read More]