(Formerly Piedmont Station)On July 19, 1861 Stonewall Jackson's brigade of General Joseph E. Johnston's corps marched to this station from Winchester. They crowded into freight and cattle cars and travelled to the 1st Battle of Manassas. The use of a railroad to carry more than ten thousand troops to the Manassas battlefield gave striking demonstration of the arrival of a new era in military transport and contributed significantly to the Confederate victory there.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Manassas Gap Railroad series, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series.|
|Placed By||The Piedmont Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 246704 N 4311393|
|Decimal Degrees||38.91491667, -77.92140000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.895', W 77° 55.284'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 53.70" N, 77° 55' 17.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||540, 703|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3339-3399 State Rte 623, Delaplane VA 20144, US|
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