Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

Rebels Bayonetting Union Troops

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News showing Confederate soldiers killing the wounded who were left behind on the battlefield.

Caption: Rebels Fiendishly Bayonetting Wounded Union Troops after the Battle of Bull Run. Drawn by our artist. See page 218 [for related story].

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, August 5, 1861, page 213

Note: Another illustration of this incident appeared in Harper's Weekly.

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Last Updated: August 7, 2012