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

7th Georgia Markers

 
 
7th Georgia Markers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
1. 7th Georgia Markers Marker
Inscription. Sometime after 1903, veterans of the 7th Georgia Infantry erected at least six markers on the Manassas battlefield to locate battle positions. Only this marker and one other approximately 350 yards southeast of here survive. Colonel Francis S. Bartow was killed while leading the 7th Georgia against Captain James B. Ricketts' battery. During the battle the 7th Georgia suffered 153 casualties out of 580 men present.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 48.835′ N, 77° 31.346′ W. Marker was near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker could be reached from Sudley Road (State Road 234) half a mile 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 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 7th Georgia Markers (here, next to this marker); Artillery Duel (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Ramsey (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Hill
7th Georgia Markers and the Stone Marker Behind It image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
2. 7th Georgia Markers and the Stone Marker Behind It
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Honoring the Dead (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Honoring the Dead (about 300 feet away); Wade Hampton (about 300 feet away); Invaded Farmland (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. This marker was replaced by a new one also named 7th Georgia Markers.
 
Also see . . .  The Hidden Marker for the 7th Georgia Infantry. Hallowed Ground Magazine, Spring 2011 (Submitted on March 16, 2011.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Position - 7th Ga. Regt. image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
3. Position - 7th Ga. Regt.
Captured Ricketts Battery July 21,1861.
5th Position - 7th Ga. Regt. image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2011
4. 5th Position - 7th Ga. Regt.
July 21, 1861
5th Position Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2011
5. 5th Position Marker
Is in the small grove of trees.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,676 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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