The Wilmer McLean house Yorkshire stood nearby. Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard was headquartered here on July 18, 1861, when the Battle of Blackburn’s Ford erupted. McLean moved his family to Appomattox. Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered there at McLean’s home on April 9, 1865.
Marker located at the CVS, corner of Yorkshire Lane and Centreville Road, Manassas
38 47’ 35” N * 77 26’ 51” W
(Image Courtesy of the Library of Congress)