James Robinson House

James Robinson House (HM3YC)

Location: Manassas, VA 20109
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 49.177', W 77° 31.315'

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To the south stood the farmhouse of James Robinson, a former slave freed by Landon Carter. There, during the First Battle of Manassas on 21 July 1961, Col. Wade Hampton's Legion covered the Confederates falling back to Henry Hill, where Jackson stood "like a stone wall." The house survived that battle, and during the Second Battle of Manassas in August 1862 served the Union troops as a field hospital. Congress later authorized compensation to Robinson for property damages. The present house stands partially on the foundation of the original.
HM NumberHM3YC
Marker NumberG-16
Year Placed1991
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 6:25pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 281054 N 4299781
Decimal Degrees38.81961667, -77.52191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.177', W 77° 31.315'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 10.62" N, 77° 31' 18.90" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10717-10887 Lee Highway, Manassas VA 20109, US
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