Still Faithful after the Ravages of WarPassing armies occupied and fortified Centreville, positioned between Washington, D.C., and Manassas Junction, beginning in July 1861 when Confederate and Union forces met during the war's first significant campaign. As American and British journalists sought to understand the First Battle of Manassas and define the character of its combatants, the "desecration" of "the little Episcopal church on the "hill" that once stood here became newsworthy.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 289411 N 4301963|
|Decimal Degrees||38.84130000, -77.42640000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 50.478', W 77° 25.584'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 50' 28.68" N, 77° 25' 35.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5649 Mt Gilead Rd, Centreville VA 20120, US|
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