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

General Barnard Elliott Bee

 
 
General Barnard Elliott Bee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. General Barnard Elliott Bee Marker
Inscription.
General
Barnard Elliott Bee

of South Carolina
Commander, Third Brigade
Army of the Shenandoah
was killed here July 21, 1861

Just before his death
to rally his scattered troops
he gave this command
“Form. form. There stands Jackson
like a stone wall:
Rally behind the Virginians.”

Presented by
The Mary Taliaferro Thompson
Southern Memorial Assn.
of Washington, D.C. - July 21, 1939.


(Rear of Monument):
Lucy Steele Clay
Chairman
Alice Boswell Morrison
Julia Neason Streater
Maude Bird Phares
Norma Hardy Britton

 
Erected 1939 by The Mary Taliaferro Thompson Southern Memorial Association of Washington, D.C.; Lucy Steele Clay, Chairman; Alice Boswell Morrison; Julia Neason Streater; Maude Bird Phares; Norma Hardy Britton.
 
Location. 38° 48.818′ N, 77° 31.237′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234) south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29). Click for map. Marker is near the Visitors Center. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Rear Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Rear Face of Monument
. Thomas Jonathan Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General Francis Stebbings Bartow (about 300 feet away); Lieutenant William P. Mangum (about 300 feet away); The Bartow Monument (about 300 feet away); Artillery Duel (about 400 feet away); Washington (Louisiana) Artillery Battalion (about 500 feet away); Turning the Tide (about 500 feet away); Point Blank Volley (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
Also see . . .
1. Barnard Elliot Bee (1824–1861). (Submitted on September 19, 2006.)
2. Original Member of the Aztec Club of 1847. (Submitted on September 19, 2006.)
3. General Bee's Poem. (Submitted on September 19, 2006.)
4. Barnard Elliott Bee. Roadside marker in Pendleton, SC, near his burial site. (Submitted on November 18, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
General Barnard Elliott Bee Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
3. General Barnard Elliott Bee Monument
In the distance are a line of cannons, representing the Confederate artillery in front of which the Confederate infantry rallied.
General Barnard Elliott Bee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 19, 2007
4. General Barnard Elliott Bee Marker
In relation to the Stonewall Jackson Statue
"There Stands Jackson Like A Stone Wall" image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
5. "There Stands Jackson Like A Stone Wall"
The Jackson monument stands nearby.
 
 
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