Invaded Farmland

Invaded Farmland (HM5K5)

Location: Manassas, VA 20109
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.89', W 77° 31.368'

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— First Battle of Manassas —

The morning of the battle was hot and still. Except for a few details the scene mirrored today's pastoral landscape. Fields lay fallow, overgrown with tall grass. Around the Henry House grew rose bushes and a small peach orchard. Eighty-five-year-old Judith Henry was inside, bedridden, too old to work the farm that had been in her family for more than a century.

At ten o'clock Confederate cannon suddenly rumbled into position on the rise 100 yards ahead. There artillerists turned their guns towards Matthews Hill.
HM NumberHM5K5
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:18am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280962 N 4299252
Decimal Degrees38.81483333, -77.52280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.89', W 77° 31.368'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 53.40" N, 77° 31' 22.08" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6387-6441 VA-234, Manassas VA 20109, US
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