Military Operations

Military Operations (HM1K6)

Location: Woodbridge, VA 22192 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.499', W 77° 21.778'

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Preparatory to the Battle of Yorktown (c.?1781) General Washington ordered a troop road cut through this area to move American and French forces via the ford on the Occoquan River at Wolf Run Shoals. The road was again used during the Civil War for military purposes. Bacon Race Church (c. 1845) served as a supply depot for Wade Hampton's Confederate Brigade. Several Confederate Regiments were camped in the vicinity to support blockade operations along the Potomac River during the winter of 1861-1862.
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HM NumberHM1K6
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Prince William County Historical Commission series
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Marker Number32
Year Placed1979
Placed ByPrince William County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 1:13am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 294488 N 4285209
Decimal Degrees38.69165000, -77.36296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.499', W 77° 21.778'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 29.94" N, 77° 21' 46.68" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5201-5217 VA-663, Woodbridge VA 22192, US
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