This page: An artist's rendition of the First Battle of Bull Run
, during which Willcox was wounded and taken prisoner.
Symonds notes that two essays on the First Battle of Bull Run
are especially intriguing, more for what they reveal about the internal bickering in the upper echelons of Confederate leadership than the details of the engagement itself.
Both corps saw considerable action during the conflict, for the most part aboard ship but also at the First Battle of Bull Run
and the Battle of Drewy's Bluff.
Success and failure at the Battle of Bull Run
21 July 1861
It was on McLean's Northern Virginia farm that the First Battle of Bull Run
(Manassas) began on July 21, 1861.
This issue of Civil War History presents our first "Historians' Forum," on the Battle of Bull Run
Records indicate that at least four of the enlisted men could not have participated in the battle of Bull Run
Southerners refer to the Battle of Manassas Junction, but we hear more about the Battle of Bull Run
(the name favoured by Northerners).
Barton, a philanthropist, was shocked at the number of lives lost in the Battle of Bull Run
due to lack of medical supplies in the 1800's.
It is to be hoped that Bancroft has on file Stedman's letter on the battle of Bull Run
, Alcott's first letter from Port Royal, the Tribune correspondent's letter on the battle of Newbern, Bayard Taylor's letter on the evacuation of Manassas, etc.
Horwitz unwinds his convoluted yarn in alternating time zones shifting from events that start in 1862 when Union soldier Mordechai Finkel is injured in the second battle of Bull Run
and then returning to the winter of 1957-58 to chronicle Carey's investigation of Finkel's ill fortune.
Chick writes about a little known Civil War battle that took place in what is now West Virginia before the Battle of Bull Run
(often the first battle to be cited in textbook accounts of the war).
These choices proved disastrous both for the North at the first battle of Bull Run
in 1861 and for the South at Gettysburg in 1863 when delays prevented the coordination of troops at predetermined times.
It was noted that the fighting was so close to Washington that President Abraham Lincoln could see the smoke of the cannons rising from the Battle of Bull Run
The Battle of Bull Run
and Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space (and the Subsequent Assault of the Equally Evil Lunchroom Zombie Nerds).