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The Federal Army Commander Pope gleefully announced that he would “bag Jackson" the battle of Second Manassas proved him inadequate to the task.

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Second Manassas
Second Bull Run
29th of August, 1862

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General Pope had placed artillery on Dogan Ridge to shell Major General Thomas Jackson’s Second Corps of the General Lee’s A.N.V..


Schoolhouse Branch was a wet season stream that bisected the fields that General Porter’s troops advanced over to attack Lee’s Second Corps.


General Thomas Jackson positioned his troops behind an unfinished railroad bed, which offered protection for his troops without the effort of building earthworks.

Second Manassas, Page Three

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