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  • Lee subsequently ended that threat from the east, then Union General John Pope attacked overland from the north only to be repulsed at Second Bull Run (Second Manassas).Confederate States of America-Wikipedia
  • But Pope was then soundly defeated at the Second Battle of Bull Run in the summer of 1862, forcing the Army of the Potomac back to defend Washington.Abraham Lincoln-Wikipedia
  • Lee directed Jackson to make the flanking march, a maneuver similar to the one that had been so successful prior to the Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas).Battle of Chancellorsville-Wikipedia
  • One year later, many of the same soldiers who had fought at First Bull Run, now combat veterans, would have an opportunity to test their skills on the same battlefield at the Second Battle of Bull Run/Manassas.First Battle of Bull Run-Wikipedia
  • The Army's losses before and following the Battle of Second Manassas needed to be replaced before the Maryland Campaign could commence.Army of Northern Virginia-Wikipedia
  • On August 28–29, the start of the Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas), Pope launched repeated assaults against Jackson as Longstreet and the remainder of the army marched north to reach the battlefield.Stonewall Jackson-Wikipedia

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