Battle of Bull Run


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Battle of Bull Run - either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
References in periodicals archive ?
Once the war began, however, Brady decided he wanted to photographically document it, and at first he actually did visit battlegrounds -- he was at the war's opening pitched battle, the First Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Va.
His last battle would be the Second Battle of Bull Run in August of 1862.
After the Union forces were defeated at the Battle of Bull Run in July 1861, a volunteer cavalry regiment of New York citizens was formed.
The Second Battle of Bull Run or Second Manassas was fought August 28-30, 1862, as part of the American Civil War.
The Postal Service began the Civil War Sesquicentennial Forever stamp series in 2011 with the issuance of the Fort Sumter and Battle of Bull Run Forever stamps.
During the Battle of Bull Run in 1861 he took pictures of graves, the field hospital and dead horses.
But the first battle of Bull Run in Virginia, in July 1861, was a shock--especially for the defeated Union soldiers who had expected to win quickly and go home.
Symonds notes that two essays on the First Battle of Bull Run are especially intriguing, more for what they reveal about the internal bickering in the upper echelons of Confederate leadership than the details of the engagement itself.
Both corps saw considerable action during the conflict, for the most part aboard ship but also at the First Battle of Bull Run and the Battle of Drewy's Bluff.
Success and failure at the Battle of Bull Run 21 July 1861
Records indicate that at least four of the enlisted men could not have participated in the battle of Bull Run.