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

Wade Hampton

 
 
Wade Hampton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
1. Wade Hampton Marker
Inscription.  of South Carolina was wounded here on July 21, 1861.

Battle of First Manassas
(Bull Run)

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 48.882′ N, 77° 31.382′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (State Road 234) 0.4 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north. The marker on the Henry House Hill trail, which starts at the Manassas National Battlefield Park visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is 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 marker. Invaded Farmland (a few steps from this marker); The Grave of Our Dear Mother, Judith Henry (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Cameron (a few steps from this marker); Honoring the Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant Ramsey (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marines of '61 (within shouting distance of
Marker Near the Henry House Fence image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 4, 2008
2. Marker Near the Henry House Fence
this marker); 7th Georgia Markers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 7th Georgia Markers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
Also see . . .  Wade Hampton. Wade Hampton had a storied Civil War career. A wealthy planter from South Carolina, at 1st Manassas he lead his own "legion" of troops (combining infantry, cavalry and artillery - though the artillery was not present at the battle). As the war progressed Hampton became one of the Confederacy's important cavalry leaders. (Submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Wade Hampton image. Click for full size.
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3. Wade Hampton
Note that this photograph has been cropped to less than half of its original size.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,238 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 29, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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May. 26, 2020