First Bull Run 1861: The South's first victory (Campaign)

By Alan Hankinson

At Bull Run, green, ill-trained and poorly led armies clashed within the beginning engagement of the yank Civil warfare (1861-1865). Culminating in a stalwart protecting struggle via Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson's Virginia Brigade, this is often the tale of the Confederacy's first victory. the writer investigates the personalities of the relevant commanders and examines the opposing armies, exhibiting how the commonly various uniforms of other devices triggered blunders of identification which affected the conflict at an important issues. guns, intelligence and the just about common inexperience of troops on each side are all mentioned, assisting to provide an explanation for the occasions of the conflict itself.

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