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

Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas

 
 
Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas Marker
Inscription. July 21, 1861. Confederates under General Beauregard defeated Federals under General McDowell. General Jackson given name of “Stonewall” on this field. Generals Bee and Bartow killed. Old stone house used as hospital. This marker erected July 21, 1928.
 
Erected 1928.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association marker series.
 
Location. 38° 49.142′ N, 77° 31.604′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 29) and Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234). Click for map. Marker is on the Sudley Road side of the Old Stone House, opposite the parking lot. 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. Stone House – Battlefield Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); Visions of Victory
Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Battlefield of Bull Run or First Manassas Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Battle of Manassas (about 600 feet away); Henry House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named First Battle of Manassas (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of 1st Manassas (1st Bull Run). Short description of the first major land battle of the Civil War. (Submitted on January 30, 2007.) 

2. The Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas). Index of CivilWarHome.com's coverage of this battle. (Submitted on January 30, 2007.) 

3. Center For Military History Staff Ride: First Bull Run. (Submitted on August 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Old Stone House as Seen from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
3. The Old Stone House as Seen from the Marker
Warrenton Pike, now Lee Highway, can be seen passing behind the house. To the right out of frame is the intersection with the Manassas-Sudley Road. Henry Hill begins its rise across the road on the right.
Marker and Stone House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 8, 2007
4. Marker and Stone House
The Stone House, a battlefield landmark, can be seen beyond the marker.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
5. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,099 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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