Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

Interior of a One-gun Battery

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News of soldiers looking down into an area that had been used as a gun battery by the Southern troops.

Caption: Interior of a One-gun Battery [in front of Centreville] Deserted by the Rebels. U.S. Rifled Cannon in the Distance, and the Head of the Column Coming up. Sketched on the spot by A. Waud. See page 218 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, August 5, 1861, page 212.

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