Battle of Bull Run

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either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862)

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SGT Thomas Powers was appointed to the NCO ranks on 15 July 1861--just days before the battle of Bull Run.
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.
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.
Thursday, Saturday and March 12; "Present Tense," "The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me Cry," "Check Please," "Louder, I Can't Hear You," "Incognito" and "The Philadelphia," 7:30 p.
For example, despite the devastation of the Civil War, the main stone building was completed in September 1861--two months after the Battle of Bull Run.
Old-school Net heads like John Perry Barlow, who called the controversy "the battle of Bull Run," came to etoy's defense.
He has participated in re-enactments of the Battle of Little Round Top at Gettysburg, the Second Battle of Bull Run and the Siege of Vicksburg.
Nonetheless, by September Disney had decided that its own battle of Bull Run had gotten much too bloody and signaled a hasty retreat, and I for one found myself cheering for McCullough's troops.
Lee's headquarters at the Second Battle of Bull Run, was purchased then and added to the adjoining Manassas Battlefield Park.
Regan says he launched the society after covering a 1986 reenactment of the Battle of Bull Run while reporting for Gannett Suburban Newspapers in New York.
Samuel Raguet, Company C: During the Battle of Bull Run, 2nd Lt.
President Lincoln, who appointed McClellan commander of the Army of the Potomac after that army's disastrous showing at the First Battle of Bull Run, had hoped that his dashing young general -- fondly called "Little Mac'' by his men -- would vigorously and repeatedly engage the Confederate army, thereby wearing it down through the superior number of men and amounts of material that the North enjoyed.
He fought in the first major engagement, the First Battle of Bull Run.
Among the stages of his life story are assignment to Fort Humboldt, the Williamson-Abbot expedition, the Coeur D-Alene War, the second battle of Bull Run, the Lynchberg campaign, victory at Fisher's Hill, commander of cavalry in Grant's army, and the final struggle.