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general jackson's line covered a front extending of about one and one half miles along the bed of the unfinished railroad. deep cut is a position of jackson's line on the unfinished railroad. on the morning of august 30 th mistakenly believing that the confederates were in retreat general pope ordered a "pursuit". 8,000 union troops attacked jackson's line at deep cut. about 3:00 pm the forces of generals fitz john porter and irvin mc dowell maneuvered in dense formations to attack up the slope of deep cut. exposed to raking confederate artillery fire from brawner farm and sheets of musket fire from jackson's infantry, the union assault was shattered and bloodily repulsed. the unfinished railroad and deep cut are stops 6 and 7 on the battlefield auto tour.
Address: 12521 lee highway.
Directions: manassas national battlefield.
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