Battle of Kettle Run
As Stonewall Jackson’s troops occupied and looted the railroad junction at Manassas Aug 27, 1862, Federal forces approached his rear guard at Kettle Run. The Confederates there managed to delay the Union force before withdrawing to the junction and then to the old Manassas battlefield. Visible 24-hours a day.
More about the area:
According to legend, the name Manassas was derived from an Indian source or from Manasseh, a Jewish innkeeper at Manassas Gap. Manassas originated in 1852 at the junction of two railroads which linked...
Local Tourism Resources:
Historic Manassas Visitor Center
9431 West St.
Manassas, VA 20110
703-396-7130 or 800-432-1792
Prince William County Visitor Information Center
Just off I-95 Exit 160
200 Mill St.
Occoquan, VA 22125
Daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm http://www.visitpwc.com