First Battle of Manassas
— July 21, 1861 —Portici made an idea headquarters for Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston. From here he had a commanding view of the main roads and surrounding countryside. Throughout the day Confederate regiments passed through the Lewis property en route to the front, and Johnston could forward these reinforcements to any part of the field.
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|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 5:53pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 282365 N 4298390|
|Decimal Degrees||38.80741667, -77.50638333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.445', W 77° 30.383'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 26.70" N, 77° 30' 22.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10514 Vandor Ln, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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