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

Honoring the Dead

First Battle of Manassas

 
 
Honoring the Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
1. Honoring the Dead Marker
Photo on the marker is of the memorial dedication ceremony. Click on photo to see enlargement.
Inscription.  Union Soldiers built Henry Hill Monument to commemorate those who died at First Bull Run (Manassas). For many Civil War veterans this had been their first battle. Intense memories drew both Union and Confederate soldiers back to this scene years after the war.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 48.887′ N, 77° 31.358′ W. Marker was near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker could be reached from Sudley Road (Virginia Route 234) 0.3 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. Marker and the monument were next to the Henry House. The marker has been replaced in the same location by a new marker also titled "Honoring the Dead." Monument and house can can be reached on foot from the Manassas National Battlefield Park’s Visitors Center. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Honoring the Dead (here, next to this
Henry Hill Monument and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, June 10, 2006
2. Henry Hill Monument and Marker
The inscription reads In memory of the Patriots who fell at Bull Run. July 21, 1861. And Erected June 13, 1865.
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marker); 1st Battle of Bull Run Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Invaded Farmland (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Our Dear Mother, Judith Henry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wade Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Cameron (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Ramsey (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marines of '61 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. The background of the marker is a photograph of the dedication ceremony, June 13, 1865.
 
Regarding Honoring the Dead. This monument is also known as the First Bull Run Monument.
 
Memorial and Henry House on Henry Hill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2006
3. Memorial and Henry House on Henry Hill
Honoring the Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, July 19, 2007
4. Honoring the Dead Marker
Marker in relation to the Henry House and Monument (yellow arrow)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,849 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on July 18, 2010, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on October 8, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022