First Battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861, 11:30 a.m.The First Battle of Manassas started on Matthews Hill — the prominent rise one-half mile ahead of you. Thousands of Federals were swiftly advancing in this direction. Confederate Capt. John Imboden rushed four cannon into position near here to try and slow the Federal attack. The artillerists fired at top speed, knowing it would take massive reinforcements to stop the Yankees.
|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 11th, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 280917 N 4299412|
|Decimal Degrees||38.81626667, -77.52336667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.976', W 77° 31.402'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 58.56" N, 77° 31' 24.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6329-6383 VA-234, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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