First Battle of Manassas
—July 21, 1861 12 p.m. —Colonel Wade Hampton's infantry occupied the Warrenton Turnpike in front of the Robinson farm as the Confederate position on Matthews Hill collapsed. Having arrived at Manassas Junction earlier that morning after a 30-hour train ride from Richmond, the 600 exhausted South Carolinians stood as the only organized Confederate resistance then on the field.
|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 281249 N 4299740|
|Decimal Degrees||38.81930000, -77.51965000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 49.158', W 77° 31.179'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 49' 9.48" N, 77° 31' 10.74" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10717-10887 US-29, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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