4th South Carolina Infantry

4th South Carolina Infantry (HM69A)

Location: Centreville, VA 20120 Prince William County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 49.398', W 77° 30.622'

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— First Battle of Manassas —

July 21, 1861
6:30 a.m.

7th Brigade (Evans)
Army of the Potomac (Beauregard), CSA

4th South Carolina Infantry
Col. J.B.E. Sloan

"Just before day on Sunday morning those of us on post nearest the Warrenton Turnpike heard the enemy approaching. We gave the alarm, and in a few minutes the regiment was formed in line of battle on the hill overlooking the Stone Bridge. Just at six o'clock the enemy fired their first gun (a cannon). It went over us, and in a few moments a regular firing was going on."
-Pvt. Jesse W. Reid
HM NumberHM69A
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282068 N 4300162
Decimal Degrees38.82330000, -77.51036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.398', W 77° 30.622'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 23.88" N, 77° 30' 37.32" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10252-10318 Lee Highway, Centreville VA 20120, US
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