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By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2006
Marker, Parking Lot and Church
Virginia (Prince William County), Catharpin — 60 — Sudley Methodist Church
The site for the first church, a small brick building, was donated by Landon Carter of Woodland in 1822. During the battles of Manassas (Bull Run), it was used as a field hospital by both the North and the South, but was so badly damaged that it was . . . — Map (db m874) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — Church During Wartime First Battle of Manassas
People were on their way to worship—some already in the church yard—when thousands of Federal soldiers suddenly appeared marching south Sudley Road. Within minutes the sound of gunfire came from the direction of Matthews Hill. As wounded . . . — Map (db m878) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — Field Hospital
After both battles U.S. Army surgeons used the small frame house and outbuildings that stood on this property: "In about two hours, Sudley Church was completely filled and I was obliged to take possession of three other unoccupied buildings. As . . . — Map (db m9749) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Manassas — Sudley Springs Ford July 21, 1861 First Battle of Manassas —
About 9:30 a.m. the Union flanking column, numbering 15,000 strong, began crossing Catharpin Run here and moved southward toward Matthews Hill. Late in the afternoon this ford served as one of the principal avenues of retreat for the defeated Union . . . — Map (db m39209) HM

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