Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

The Sixty-ninth N.Y.S.M.

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News showing a NY regiment on foot battling mounted Southern troops.

Caption: The Sixty-ninth N.Y.S.M. (Irish), Stripped to the Waist, Charging the Enemy at the Point of the Bayonet at the Battle of Bull Run, Sunday, July 21, 1861. Sketched on the spot by our special Artist. See page 218 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, August 5, 1861, page [209].

Note: An illustration of the Sixty-ninth Regiment also appeared in Harper's Weekly on August 10, 1861.

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Last Updated: August 7, 2012