— First Battle of Manassas —Expecting to outflank the Rebels, Col. Oliver O. Howard's Maine and Vermont regiments reached the top of this rise in two lines of battle. Suddenly the air exploded with shell fragments. A Confederate battery had opened fire from the Chinn House yard. Masses of Confederate infantry came charging out of the woods below.
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 280313 N 4299092|
|Decimal Degrees||38.81323333, -77.53021667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 48.794', W 77° 31.813'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 48' 47.64" N, 77° 31' 48.78" W|
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|Area Code(s)||703, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 601-757 Unnamed Road, Martinsburg VA 20109, US|
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