Judith <I>Carter</I> Henry

Judith Carter Henry

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Death 21 Jul 1861 (aged 84–85)
Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Burial Groveton, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Plot buried in front of the Henry House in Manassas National Battle Park
Memorial ID 6913653 · View Source
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Civil War Figure. Her residence, Henry House, became the focal point of the First Battle of Bull Run. At age 85, she refused to vacate the building when Confederate soldiers occupied it, and was killed by Union gunfire, becoming the first civilian killed in Civil War combat. She is buried on Henry House Hill, near where her home once stood.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 8 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6913653
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judith Carter Henry (c.1776–21 Jul 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6913653, citing Henry Family Cemetery, Groveton, Prince William County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .