1861In the early summer of 1861, preparations for war made Manassas Junction one of the most famous places on earth. The railway junction held great strategic significance for the Confederacy, and the new nation assembled its largest army to defend this place. The war effort resulted in the first major battle of the Civil War on July 21, 1861, five miles north of here.
|Series||This marker is part of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad series|
|Placed By||City of Manassas, Virginia|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, November 30th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 285206 N 4291807|
|Decimal Degrees||38.74885000, -77.47165000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 44.931', W 77° 28.299'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 44' 55.86" N, 77° 28' 17.94" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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