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First Battle of Manassas

 
 
First Battle of Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. First Battle of Manassas Marker
Inscription. Henry Hill lies just to the south. Here the Confederates repulsed the repeated attacks of the Union army under McDowell. July 21, 1861. Here Jackson won the name “Stonewall” and from here began McDowell’s retreat that ended at Washington.
 
Erected 1961 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number C-34.)
 
Location. 38° 49.157′ N, 77° 31.487′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Click for map. Marker is with two other markers on the eastern edge of the Stone House parking lot, near the intersection of Lee Highway (29) and Sudley Rd. (234). Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named First Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); Stone House – Battlefield Landmark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas (about 600 feet away); Visions of Victory (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. The marker was previously just east of the
First Battle of Manassas Marker's previous location image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. First Battle of Manassas Marker's previous location
Manassas National Battlefield Park’s Stone House parking lot, on the right as you travel east on US Route 29.
 
Also see . . .  Irvin McDowell (1818–1885). (Submitted on October 10, 2006.)
 
Additional keywords. General Irvin McDowell, General Thomas J. Jackson
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
First Battle of Manassas Marker's previous location. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
3. First Battle of Manassas Marker's previous location.
This and other markers as they previously appeared near the base of Henry Hill.
New location of the First Battle of Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 4, 2015
4. New location of the First Battle of Manassas Marker
This marker, together with First Battle of Manassas (C44) and Henry House (G15), have been moved to the edge of the Stone House parking lot.
Federal Line of Advance image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 6, 2007
5. Federal Line of Advance
Looking past the Stone House to Henry House and the surrounding Hill (and the present day Visitor's Center beyond).
Confederate Batteries image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 3, 2007
6. Confederate Batteries
Jackson's line was supported by Confederate artillery massed to the south of Henry House Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,419 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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