Gainesville in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Bull Run Battlefields
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-31.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
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 (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.)
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 1,530 times since then and 13 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.