of the landscape within Manassas National Battlefield still retains
its wartime character. Henry Hill, focus of heavy fighting at
First Manassas in July 1861, is still cleared, though now neat
and lush after decades of farming. A post-war farmhouse marks the site
of the old. The unfinished railroad, scene of much of the fighting
at Second Manassas, still runs through the woods north of the
Warrenton Turnpike. The peacefulness of the Chinn Farm, its house
and outbuildings now gone, belies the violence that took place
there. The Stone House--the former aid station--still stands as
it has since the 1840's, overlooking the Warrenton Turnpike.
pages to learn more about the battles and the campaigns in which
they occurred. Experience a glimpse into the lives of the soldiers
who fought here, and the civilians whose lives were forever changed
by the battles. You can even take virtual tours of the battlefield
through this site.