Ruins at Manassas Junction, March 1862

Numerous railroad hubs in the Confederacy became sites of repeated fighting, both large- and small-scale. Here, the ruins were the work of the Confederate Army as it abandoned its forward position in northern Virginia to protect Richmond.

Manassas Junction

Library of Congress caption: Ruins at Manassas Junction

About this Document

  • Source: Ruins at Manassas Junction
  • Publisher: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. Illus. in E468.7 .G2, v. 1, no. 9
  • Author: Negative by Barnard & Gibson; positive by Andrew Gardner, from Gardner's
  • Date: 1862