Centreville Civil War Forts & EarthworksIn the fall of 1861, after their July defeat at Manassas (Bull Run), Union forces retreated to Washington, D.C. to organize and retrain. Confederate forces concentrated in Centreville to bolster their defense of Northern Virginia and protect access to the Orange and Alexandria Railroad which led to Richmond, the Southern Capital.
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|Placed By||County of Fairfax, Virginia, Fairfax County Park Authority|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:59pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 289338 N 4302168|
|Decimal Degrees||38.84313333, -77.42730000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 50.588', W 77° 25.638'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 50' 35.28" N, 77° 25' 38.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 13931 Malcolm Jameson Way, Centreville VA 20120, US|
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