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Failed Union Assault at Henry House Hill | by zachstern
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Failed Union Assault at Henry House Hill

"Judith Carter Henry, 84 or 85 years old and bedridden, refused to leave her upstairs bedroom as the First Battle of Bull Run was fought on the hill surrounding her home. Snipers used the house; Judith Henry was killed by a bullet meant for the snipers. She was the first civilian killed at First Bull Run, July 21, 1861. The Second Battle of Bull Run was also fought on this hill. (Also called the First and Second Battles of Manassas.)"

-- from womenshistory.about.com/library/pic/bl_p_judith_henry_hou...

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Taken on June 18, 2006