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The Battle of Bull Run (1st Manassas)
(July 21, 1861)
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Battle Description A great place to start on your study of the first major land battle of the Civil War.  There is also a map provided.
Bull Run, "Conclusion" This is Chapter XII of R.M. Johnston's book, "Bull Run: It's Strategy and Tactics".  It really sums it all up.
Detailed Description A good battle description with a Confederate Slant.
First Shenandoah Valley Campaign Description of what the Confederates were doing in the "Valley" when they were called to reinforce Beauregard at Manassas. Great buildup to Battle of 1st Manassas.
J.E.B. Stuart at 1st Manassas (Bull Run)           Taken from the book "The Life and Campaigns of Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart."
The First Battle of Bull Run Written after the war, this article was authored by P.G.T Beauregard, the Confederate commander at the battle.
McDowell's Advance to Bull Run Article written by a member of McDowell's staff. Taken from "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War."
From The Official Records
Note: The links to the Official Reports of the commanders down through the Brigade level can be found on the Order of Battle Pages.
Summary of Principal Events The summary of principal events, taken from the Official Records.
Order of Battle, Union Army The Union Army Order of Battle, taken from the Official Records.
Order of Battle, Confederate Army The Confederate Army Order of Battle, taken from the Official Records.

         This page last updated 02/03/02

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