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  • Prince William County, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday Aug 29, 1862

    Abraham Lincoln

    Second Battle of Bull Run

    Prince William County, Virginia, U.S.
    Friday Aug 29, 1862

    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. Despite his dissatisfaction with McClellan's failure to reinforce Pope, Lincoln restored him to command of all forces around Washington.




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