First Battle of Manassas
— July 21, 1861 4:30 p.m. —Colonel Oliver O. Howard's brigade brought up the rear of the Federal flanking column. After crossing Bull Run, the New Englanders hastened towards the sounds of battle. In the mid-afternoon heat, dozens of men straggled on the march or collapsed by the roadside. By the time they reached the front, Union hopes for victory were fading.
|Placed By||Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 280315 N 4299088|
|Decimal Degrees||38.81320000, -77.53020000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.792', W 77° 31.812'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 47.52" N, 77° 31' 48.72" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Unnamed Road, Manassas VA 20109, US|
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