26th Georgia Infantry

26th Georgia Infantry (HMC1M)

Location: Gainesville, VA 20155 Prince William County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.887', W 77° 33.722'

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Second Battle of Manassas

August 28, 1862
7:15 p.m.

Lawton's Brigade, Ewell's Division
Left Wing (Jackson)
Army of Northern Virginia, CSA

26th Georgia Infantry
Maj. Eli S. Griffin

"We were ordered in just after dark. We marched steadily across an open field for about 400 yards, over which the balls were flying by the thousands. When we reached a fence the men were ordered to lie down. We poured volley after volley into the enemy. Then General Lawton ordered the brigade to change. The Yankees did fearful execution; men fell from the ranks by dozens. Still the gallant 26th wavered not. One volley sent the enemy flying over the hill to the woods."
- Capt. James S. Blain
HM NumberHMC1M
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 277555 N 4299341
Decimal Degrees38.81478333, -77.56203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.887', W 77° 33.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 53.22" N, 77° 33' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5281 Confederate Line Tour Route, Gainesville VA 20155, US
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