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Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George T. Stovall

 
 
George T. Stovall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Amy Krueger, August 5, 2007
1. George T. Stovall Marker
Inscription. This marble marks the spot where fell George T. Stovall of the Rome Light Guards, 8th Regt. Georgia Volunteers in the battle of July 21, 1861. Born at Augusta, GA, April 25, 1835.

His life he devoted to his God and sacrificed in his country's defence.

His last words were I am going to heaven.
 
Location. 38° 49.609′ N, 77° 31.688′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234). Click for map. Itís located in a wooded section of the Matthews Trail in the Manassas National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Nellysford VA 22958, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 8th Georgia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 71st New York State Militia (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd New Hampshire Infantry (about 500 feet away); U.S. Infantry Battalion (about 700 feet away); 4th Alabama Infantry (about 700 feet away); 2nd Rhode Island Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rhode Island Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blocking the Union Advance (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
Also see . . .
George T. Stovall Monument and the 8th Georgia Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
2. George T. Stovall Monument and the 8th Georgia Marker
Located along the Matthews Hill trail loop, near the intersection with the First Manassas hiking trail.
1. Company A, 8th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry (Rome Light Guards). (Submitted on August 5, 2007.)
2. Twenty Members of the Old Rome Light Guards. George Stovallís photograph is No. 3 on this page. (Submitted on August 5, 2007.) 
 
Additional keywords. Battle of First Manassas, First Battle of Bull Run
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Top of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 12, 2008
3. Top of Monument
Five light colored circles on the top of the monument may have supported some structure.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2007, by Amy Krueger of Falls Church, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,067 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on August 5, 2007, by Amy Krueger of Falls Church, Virginia.   2. submitted on July 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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