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

Bull Run Battlefields

 
 
Bull Run Battlefields Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 1, 2007
1. Bull Run Battlefields Marker
Inscription.  Just to the east were fought the two battles of Manassas or Bull Run.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list.
 
Location. 38° 47.412′ N, 77° 38.051′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville VA 20155, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campaign of Second Manassas (here, next to this marker); Rock Fight (here, next to this marker); Second Battle of Manassas (here, next to this marker); The Macrae School (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Shirley Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); In This Area Are Buried (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Paul's, Episcopal
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); In Memory of the Union Soldiers (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
More about this marker. This marker was originally erected on U.S. 29, less than half a mile to the east of the SR 55 intersection. It was moved here during the reconstruction of the US-29 – I-66 interchange. It and its counterpart, No. C-19 near the city of Fairfax, flank the battlefields of Bull Run. —Ed.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Bull Run - Manassas Battlefields. (Submitted on August 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Four State Markers Along Lee Highway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 1, 2007
2. Four State Markers Along Lee Highway
The Stone Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 1, 2007
3. The Stone Bridge
The famous Stone Bridge was reconstructed after the war, but is a significant land mark used during both battles.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,746 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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