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Blackburn’s Ford

  • Blackburn’s Ford
  • Centreville, VA 20121

On July 18, 1861, Confederates waiting at this ford along Bull Run repulsed a Union “reconnaissance-in-force” from Centreville. This prelude to First Manassas was the first taste of battle for most of the soldiers involved.

Markers located off Rt. 28 near Bull Run
38 48’ 12” N * 77 26’ 57” W

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