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First Battle of Manassas Marker, C-44

On the Matthews Hill, just to the north, the Confederates replused the attack of the Unionists, coming from the north, in the forenoon of July 21, 1861. The Union force, reinforced, drove the Confederates to the Henry Hill, just to the south. There the latter reformed under cover of Stonewall Jackson. In the afternoon, McDowell vainly attempted to rally his retreating troops on the Matthews Hill after they had been driven down the Henry Hill. Note that the first sentence of the marker is incorrect, and should read: On the Matthews Hill, just to the north, the Confederates repulsed the attack of the Unionists, coming from the north, in the forenoon of July 21, 1861.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1931
Region: Northern Virginia Region
Geographic Location: Prince William County
Physical Description of Location: Lee Highway (Route 29), Manassas, VA 20109. Marker is on right when traveling north on Route 29, .3 miles north of intersection of Route 29 and Sudley Road (Route 234).
GPS Location: 38.819598,-77.521851
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