20th New York State Militia

20th New York State Militia (HMC1N)

Location: Manassas, VA 20109
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 49.365', W 77° 33.105'

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"Ulster Guard"

— Second Battle of Manassas —

August 30, 1862
3:15 p.m.

3rd Brigade (Patrick), First Division (Hatch)
Third Corps (McDowell)
Army of Virginia (Pope), USA

20th New York State Militia
(80th New York Volunteers)
"Ulster Guard"

Col. George W. Pratt

"The order was given to advance, and the three lines moved slowly forward, receiving the enemy's musketry and canister. The first and second lines melted away, and I found myself in the first line and under a murderous fire. The right of my line advanced to within a few yards of the railroad embankment behind which the enemy was posted, when, a large portion of officers and men being killed or wounded, the line fell back a few rods, closed up, and advanced again with the same result. For the third time the effort was repeated, but the fire was too heavy and my men had now become too few to give a hope of success."
- Lt. Col. Theodore B. Gates
HM NumberHMC1N
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278473 N 4300200
Decimal Degrees38.82275000, -77.55175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.365', W 77° 33.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 21.90" N, 77° 33' 6.30" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6080-6208 Featherbed Ln, Manassas VA 20109, US
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