First Battle of Bull Run

First Battle of Bull Run

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General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was one of the senior commanders of Southern forces during the
Civil War. It was he who initiated the hostilities by opening fire on Ft. Sumter in Charleston harbor, in April,
1861. PARAGRAPH In July of that year, having taken command of the Confederate Army of the Potomac, he
triumphed in the first serious clash of the war, at Manassas, Virginia. His army, aided by reinforcements from
Johnston's army in the Shenandoah Valley, routed a Federal army under General McDowell. Had it been...
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Chapters
  1. 01
    Disposition of Forces &
    Movement to Contact
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  2. 02
    The Conduct of the Battle
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  3. 03
    Subsequent Relations of Mr.
    Davis and the Writer
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