The Battle of Second Manassas: Talk and Tour




Date & Time:  Talk: Friday, July 27, 2012, 6:30 p.m.

Tour: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Place:              Talk: National Sporting Library, 102 The Plains Rd, Middleburg, Virginia 20117

Tour: Departure from and Return to the Rector House, 1461 Atoka Road, Marshall, Virginia 20115

Description:    John Hennessy, noted historian and author will speak on the Battle of Second Manassas and lead a tour the following day of the battlefield.  Nationally known historian John Hennessy has extensively researched the battle, written about it, and will provide an interesting, informative, and entertaining presentation on the ground that this battle took place.

His book Return to Bull Run, one of the best overviews of the battle, will be available for sale and signing. Last July, Mr. Hennessy gave a similar talk and tour of the Battle of First Manassas which received rave reviews.  One participant said, “First Manassas as told by John Hennessy is not a story I’m likely to forget, nor will I ever want to.”

Admission:      Talk: MHAA members $45, non-MHAA members $55

Tour: MHAA members $65, non-MHAA members $75

Talk and Tour: MHAA members $90, non-MHAA members $110

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