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

Wade Hampton

 
 
Wade Hampton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
1. Wade Hampton Marker
Inscription. of South Carolina was wounded here on July 21, 1861.

Battle of First Manassas
(Bull Run)

 
Location. 38° 48.882′ N, 77° 31.382′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (State Road 234) 0.4 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker on the Henry House Hill trail, which starts at the Manassas National Battlefield Park visitor center. Marker is 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 marker. Invaded Farmland (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Our Dear Mother, Judith Henry (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Cameron (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Invaded Farmland (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Honoring the Dead (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Honoring the Dead (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.
 
Also see . . .
Marker Near the Henry House Fence image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
2. Marker Near the Henry House Fence
 Wade Hampton. Wade Hampton had a storied Civil War career. A wealthy planter from South Carolina, at 1st Manassas he lead his own "legion" of troops (combining infantry, cavalry and artillery - though the artillery was not present at the battle). As the war progressed Hampton became one of the Confederacy's important cavalry leaders. (Submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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