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The Battle of Bull Run

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Kailyn Kovinchick

on 7 December 2012

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The Battles of Bull Run. 1861-1862. This was first major battle in the war.
The first battle of bull run took place in July 1861.
The second took place in August 1862 a year later. Some facts you should know :) Where it all happened. It took place in Virginia. Fairfax County and Prince William County, Virginia to be exact. Fighting facts. Confederate forces were driven back to Henry Hill
The north fighters were not trained and
didn't have time to train properly.
During the battle drums were played.
They lost about 1,000 people and the rebels lost about 3,000 t0 5,000 people. Fun facts. The first battle happened two years before Gettysburg
The second was one year before Gettysburg.
The battle of bull run #1 is also called the First Manassas. Video Drums helped keep the courage alive! Drums and drum boys. Drum boys kept everything going.
Drum boys where usually teens or boys who ran away.
Some drum boys did end up dieing. Run away! Many men started to run away and retreat in the first battle.
Many who ran didn't have a sense of direction.
Many also wished a quick victory.
Many people where also driven back to Henry Hill. Lincoln This battle showed the war would be long and hard.
People as know it would be costly. Sites!!!!!!! civilwar.org
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Bull_Run Did you know that in the second
Bull run they made the same mistakes
they did in the first.
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