Battle of First Bull Run Online Exhibit

Colonel Ambrose E. Burnside

Black-and-white illustration from New York Illustrated News showing a commander on horseback directing the troops in front of him.

Caption: Colonel [Ambrose E.] Burnside, First and Second Rhode Island, and Seventy-first New York Regiments, with Their Artillery, Attacking the Rebel Batteries at Bull Run. Sketched on the spot by A. Waud. See page 218 [for related story]. / [Images of Colonel Burnside and Governor Sprague are labeled.]

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, August 5, 1861, page 216-217.

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Last Updated: August 7, 2012