Joshua Gunnell House

Joshua Gunnell House (HM3OW)

Location: Fairfax, VA 22030
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.731', W 77° 18.405'

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Built c.1830
Old Town Fairfax

The first skirmish of the Civil War occurred on Main Street June 1, 1861. Ex-Governor, "Extra Billy" Smith, a civilian, ran from this house to take charge of the Warrenton Rifles. Their commanding officer, Capt. John Quincy Marr, had been killed, the first Confederate officer killed during the Civil War in a military engagement between opposing forces.
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HM NumberHM3OW
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 6:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 299809 N 4302162
Decimal Degrees38.84551667, -77.30675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.731', W 77° 18.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 43.86" N, 77° 18' 24.30" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4023 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax VA 22030, US
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