Battle of Bull Run

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

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This battlefield guide to the Second Battle of Manassas explores the history behind 20 different spots on the battlefield, along with directions for finding them, plus tactical maps of the battle.
The two-story Stone House, standing alongside the Warrenton Turnpike, was damaged during the Battle of Manassas (Bull Run).
Also included in the updated exhibits are a new fiberoptic electric map describing the First Battle of Manassas and artifacts recovered from two homes present during the battle.
This eloquent plea for preservation of Civil War battlefields, undertaken initially as a senior thesis at Princeton University, was inspired by the "third battle of Manassas.
As I write this review during the late summer of 1994, it appears that Americans are soon to experience yet a fourth battle of Manassas.
The First Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run, was fought on July 21, 1861 and is considered the first major battle of a war which would last until April 9, 1865.
The four-day observance of the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas begins with a commemorative ceremony at the Henry Hill Visitor Center on Thursday, July 21 at 9:15 a.
Edwin Bearss, Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service, will present a lecture on the First Battle of Manassas.
Join director Ron Maxwell, Warner Brothers, and stars from the epic American history film, Gods and Generals at the Hylton Performing Arts Center to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas to benefit the Journey through Hallowed Ground Partnership.
14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference today on the steps of the Old Manassas Courthouse, site of the Peace Jubilee on July 21, 1911, the vice-president of marketing of the American Bus Association, Eron Shosteck, announced that the 150th Commemoration of the Civil War's First Battle of Manassas earned top honors among the ABA's Top 100 events in North America.
This nation fought its first battle of the Civil War here in 1861, and the County remained on the front line of the war with the second, and bloodier, battle of Manassas.
In the book, Linn speculates on everything from the history of tailgating (the Battle of Manassas in 1861 might have been the first tailgate) to why tailgaters should view their charcoal grills as a link to "the dim and distant past.