Battle of Bristoe Station

Battle of Bristoe Station (HM4VE)

Location: Bristow, VA 20136 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 43.679', W 77° 32.474'

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In the autumn of 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, with Lt. Gen. A. P. Hill's III Corps in the lead, pursued Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union army as it withdrew towards Washington. On the afternoon of 14 October, Maj. Gen. Gouverneur K. Warren's II Corps, Meade's rear guard, took a strong defensive position along the railroad embankment to meet an impetuous attack by elements of Hill's corps from the northwest. The Confederates were repulsed with heavy casualties (about 1300 to Warren's 548), including the loss of an unsupported battery of five guns about 500 yards north. Warren stealthily withdrew after dark to resume his march to Centreville. About 43 Union and 137 Confederate dead were buried on the field.
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HM NumberHM4VE
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Marker NumberG-20
Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Department of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 9:47am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 279094 N 4289657
Decimal Degrees38.72798333, -77.54123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 43.679', W 77° 32.474'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 43' 40.74" N, 77° 32' 28.44" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10594-10630 VA-619, Bristow VA 20136, US
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