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

Honoring the Dead

 

—First Battle of Manassas —

 
Honoring the Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Honoring the Dead Marker
Photo on the marker is of the memorial dedication ceremony. Click on photo to see enlargement.
Inscription. Union Soldiers built Henry Hill Monument to commemorate those who died at First Bull Run (Manassas). For many Civil War veterans this had been their first battle. Intense memories drew both Union and Confederate soldiers back to this scene years after the war.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 48.887′ N, 77° 31.358′ W. Marker was near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker could be reached from Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234) 0.3 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker and the monument were next to the Henry House. The marker has been replaced in the same location by a new marker also titled "Honoring the Dead." Monument and house can can be reached on foot from the Manassas National Battlefield Park’s Visitors Center. Marker was in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Honoring the Dead (here, next to this marker); Invaded Farmland (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Invaded Farmland (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Our Dear Mother, Judith Henry
Henry Hill Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Henry Hill Monument and Marker
The inscription reads In memory of the Patriots who fell at Bull Run. July 21, 1861. And Erected June 13, 1865.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Wade Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Cameron (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Ramsey (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marines of '61 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. The background of the marker is a photograph of the dedication ceremony, June 13, 1865.
 
Regarding Honoring the Dead. This monument is also known as the First Bull Run Monument.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Memorial and Henry House on Henry Hill image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2006
3. Memorial and Henry House on Henry Hill
Honoring the Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 19, 2007
4. Honoring the Dead Marker
Marker in relation to the Henry House and Monument (yellow arrow)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,667 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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