Third Brigade

Third Brigade (HM6B3)

Location: Hanalei, VA 20109 Prince William County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.612', W 77° 31.964'

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— Second Battle of Manassas —

August 30, 1862
5:30 p.m.


Second Division (Ricketts)
Third Corps (McDowell)
Army of Virginia, USA

Third Brigade
Col. John W. Stiles
12th Massachusetts - 83rd New York
13th Massachusetts - 11th Pennsylvania

"Our boys dropped like tenpins before an expert player. Ten feet to my left the tall sergeant of Company F sank down in a heap, shot squarely through the head. Franks went down with a bullet through the face. Stevens was swearing like mad, shot through the thigh. A man I did not recognize dropped just in front. I heard the bullets chug into his body; it seamed half a dozen struck him. I shall never forget the look on his face as he turned over and died."
-Pvt. George D. Paine
13th Massachusetts
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HM NumberHM6B3
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280085 N 4298762
Decimal Degrees38.81020000, -77.53273333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.612', W 77° 31.964'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 36.72" N, 77° 31' 57.84" W
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Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5378 Unnamed Road, Hanalei VA 20109, US
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