Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

Commencement of the Action at Bull's Run

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News of the start of the Battle of Bull Run.

Caption: Commencement of the Action at Bull's Run. Sherman's Battery of Rifled Cannon Engaging the Enemy's First Masked Battery. Sketched on the spot by A. Waud, Esq. See page 202 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, July 29, 1861, page 194.

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