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BATTLE OF OX HILL ( CHANTILLY ) Maj . Gen . Thomas J . " Stonewall " J ...

BATTLE OF OX HILL ( CHANTILLY ) Maj . Gen . Thomas J . " Stonewall " J ...

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Description: BATTLE OF OX HILL ( CHANTILLY ) Maj . Gen . Thomas J . " Stonewall " Jacksons wing of the Army of Northern Virginia reached here 1 Sept . 1862 . Jacksons march from the battlefield of Second Manassas turned the position of Maj . Gen . John Popes army at Centreville and threatened the Union line of retreat near Fairfax Court House . Here at Ox Hill , the Confederates encountered Federal troops of the IX and III Corps and a fierce battle was fought amid storm and darkness . Union generals Isaac Stevens and Philip Kearny were killed . Pope retreated to Alexandria and the defenses of Washington . Thus ended the Second Manassas campaign . Department of Historic Resources , 2000

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