Strategic CrossingsFrom the east side of this stream Union cannon fired the first shots of First Manassas at Confederates on the opposite ridge. The attack was a ruse. Though Stone Bridge offered one of the few easy routes across Bull Run, the main Union columns were circling upstream, hoping to surprise and outflank the Confederates by crossing at Sudley Ford.
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|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 282682 N 4300264|
|Decimal Degrees||38.82436667, -77.50333333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 49.462', W 77° 30.2'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 49' 27.72" N, 77° 30' 12.00" W|
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|Area Code(s)||703, 571, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16020 Lee Hwy, Centreville VA 20120, US|
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