In 1867, an acre of land was donated as a resting place for Southern soldiers. A year later more than 250 fallen soldiers had been laid to rest here. The cemetery features a statue of a Confederate soldier under which a majority of the soldiers are buried. The Manassas Public Library has a list of those buried in the Cemetery. The cemetery is included on the Old Town Driving Tour available at the Historic Manassas Visitors Center.
Manassas, VA 20109
MORE ABOUT THE AREA
Manassas, VA — 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 REFERENCES
Historic Manassas Visitor Center
9431 West St. Manassas, VA 20110
703-396-7130 or 800-432-1792