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by 4:00 pm the last union troops were pushed off henry hill by a charge of two regiments of general phillip st. george cocke's brigade. on chinn ridge to the west confederate colonel jubal a. early and general kirby smith crushed oliver o. howard's brigade. general beauregard ordered his entire line forward and mc dowell's army began to retreat. union troops along with civilian spectators fled in the direction of washington. hundreds of union soldiers were taken prisoner. the first battle of bull run was a decisive confederate victory. chinn ridge is stop number 10 on the battlefield auto tour.
Address: 12521 lee highway.
Directions: manassas national battlefield.
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