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Manassas National Battlefield Park

Stone House

Stone House as seen from Henry Hill (30K)

Image 1: The Stone House as seen from Henry Hill.

Stone House close-up (28K)

Image 2: A close view of the Stone House, taken on the grounds of the house. The house was located at the intersection of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas-Sudley Road. The house has been restored to its condition at the time of the First Battle of Manassas.

Stone House and Henry Hill (23K)

Image 3: Stone House and Henry Hill. This photograph, taken from Henry Hill, shows the Stone House in the background. Beyond the Stone House is Matthew Hill.

1st Manassas: The Stone House was owned by Henry P. Matthew. After the Union advanced past the Stone House during the First Battle of Bull Run, and pushed back the Confederates on Henry Hill, the Stone House was used as a field hospital.

2nd Manassas: During the Second Battle of Manassas, the commander of the Union's Army of Virginia, Major General John Pope, set up his headquarters behind the house. The house itself was used as a field hospital, as it was during the First Battle of Manassas.

These photographs were taken in May, 1999 with a Nikon F-601 autofocus SLR. The second and third pictures were taken with a Nikkor 24mm - 50mm f2.8 wide angle zoom lens, while the first picture was taken with a Sigma 150mm - 300mm f5.6 telephoto zoom lens. The images were captured on Kodak Gold 200 film.