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  Second Battle of Bull Run
The second battle of Bull Run (or Manassas) was fought on Aug. 29-30, 1862.
On the morning after the battle at Groveton, Pope's army was greatly reduced.
This movement was made during the night, across Bull Run, to the heights of Centreville, the brigades of Meade and Seymour covering the retreat.
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 Second Battle of Bull Run - Encyclopedia.com
Confederate army at Bull Run, it was a...
Hi-tech runs with the bulls: political divisions gear for digital war.
A contest of contrasts: the principle of dislocation and the artillery fight at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
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 Bull Run - Encyclopedia.com
Bull Run small stream, NE Va., c.30 mi (50 km) SW of Washington, D.C. Two important battles of the Civil War were fought there: the first on July 21, 1861, and the second Aug. 29-30, 1862.
The first battle of Bull Run (or first battle of Manassas) was the first major engagement of the Civil War.
The second battle of Bull Run (or second battle of Manassas) was also a victory for the Confederates.
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 Battle of Bull Run - MSN Encarta
At Bull Run the Union troops encountered the Confederate forces coming from their base at Manassas, about 4.8 km (about 3 mi) south of the stream.
The battle, demonstrating as it did the effectiveness of the Confederate army, changed the status of the conflict from a rebellion to a civil war.
The Second Battle of Bull Run was fought on two days, August 29 and 30, 1862, near Bull Run.
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 Saugus.net: 1999 Road Trip: Bull Run
There were actually two Battles of Bull Run; the First Battle of Bull Run occurred on July 21, 1861, and the Second Battle of Bull Run started on August 28, 1862 and ended on August 30, 1962.
The Confederate leader in the First Bull Run was General Pierre G. Beauregard and the Union leader was General Irvin McDowell.
Bull Run is not marked by as many monuments as either Gettysburg or Antietam, but one monument is of especial interest.
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 Bull Run — FactMonster.com
Bull Run, small stream, NE Va., c.30 mi (50 km) SW of Washington, D.C. Two important battles of the Civil War were fought there: the first on July 21, 1861, and the second Aug. 29–30, 1862.
Bull Run: First Battle of Bull Run - First Battle of Bull Run The first battle of Bull Run (or first battle of Manassas) was the first...
Bull Run: Second Battle of Bull Run - Second Battle of Bull Run The second battle of Bull Run (or second battle of Manassas) was also a...
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 Today in History: July 21
Union General Irvin McDowell hoped to march his men across a small stream called Bull Run in the vicinity of Manassas, Virginia, which was well-guarded by a force of Confederates under General P.
These photographs of First Bull Run were not made at the time of the battle on July 21, 1861; the photographers had to wait until the Confederate Army evacuated Centreville and Manassas in March 1862.
At this point in the battle, Confederate General Barnard Bee attempted to rally his weary men by pointing to Brigadier General Thomas Jackson, who proudly stood his ground in the face of the Union assault.
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 2nd Battle of Bull Run or 2nd Manassas during Civil War – EncycloMedia.com
The second battle of Bull Run raged on for a two day period from August 28th to August 30th in 1862 during the American Civil War.
Known as the 2nd Manassas to the North, the second battle of Bull Run was significantly larger than the first, but it ended the same.
The 2nd battle of Bull Run, or the 2nd Manassas, ended with the Confederate Army defeating the Union forces even while being outnumbered by 20,000 men in Northern Virginia.
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 Subject Index: American Civil War
The Battle of Pea Ridge, or Elkhorn Tavern, 7-8 March 1862, was the biggest battle fought west of the Mississippi during the American Civil War.
The Battle of Groveton, 28 August 1862, was a preliminary battle in the campaign of Second Bull Run.
The Battle of Chickamauga (19-20 September 1863) was the bloodiest battle of the western theatre, and brought to an end a Union campaign that had pushed the Confederates out of Tennessee and threatened Georgia.
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 The Second Battle of Bull Run
Preceding the Second Battle of Bull Run, the army of Virginia was formed, under the command of Pope.
The 14,500 Union casualties of the Second Battle of Bull Run caused despair in the north.
The Confederate victory at Second Bull Run proved the superiority and intelligence of  the southern generals.
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 Second Bull Run - Newspaper Article Defending Colonel Lansing
I was a captain in that regiment, and was wounded in the action of the 30th August, 1862, styled the second battle of Bull Run.
Major Grover (since killed at Jonesboro, as colonel of the veteran Seventeenth) commanded the regiment in that fight, led it into action, and was shot down while at the head of it; and the wounds he then received confined him to his room, and most of the time to his bed, for six months.
The night before the battle of the 30th he was very ill, and on the morning of that day was placed by the surgeon on a cart filled with hay, and moved with the column.
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 Second Battle of Bull Run
This was the decisive battle of the Northern Virginia Campaign.
WARS - Civil War - First battle of Bull Run 1861 At the First Battle of Bull Run, near Manassas, Virginia, Union forces under General Irvin McDowell were defeated by the Confederates.
Memorabilia related to Second Battle of Bull Run is at auction on eBay.
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 Battery B, 4th U.S. Light Artillery - The Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)
Determined to improve strategic planning and over-all generalship, U.S. President Lincoln brought MG Henry W. Halleck - a respected military theorist and administrator with limited field army experience - from his command in the West (where Grant was his subordinate) to become general-in-chief of the U.S. Army (11 July 1862).
Pope was relieved of command and shunted off (6 September) to the Department of the Northwest to quell the Sioux Indian uprising in Minnesota (August-September 1862).
Second Bull Run brought discredit to many Union generals, but it was a high-water mark for GEN Lee and the Confederacy.
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 Second Battle of Bull Run
The overthrow of Pope’s advanced guard at Cedar Run, followed by the unaccountable disappearance of the victorious army, was of a piece with the manœuvres in the Valley.
The second road was the Warrenton and Alexandria highway, the direct line of communication between Pope’s army and Washington, and it is not difficult to divine the anxiety with which it was scrutinised by Jackson.
The sight of their baptismal battle-field and the memories of Bull Run must have gone far to nerve the hearts of the Stonewall regiments, and in preparing once more to justify their proud title the troops were aided by their leader’s quick eye for a position.
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 THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR - 2ND BATTLE OF MANASSAS BULL RUN
The Second Battle of Manassas took place some 13 months after the first, on 28/29/30 August 1862.
During the battles of the 29th August, the Union forces were unable to dislodge the Confederate defenders no matter how hard they tried, and the fighting slowly petered out for the day.
Nevertheless, the loss in equipment by the North during the retreat was an embarrassment, and the ease with which the Confederate forces had disposed of an army much greater than their own was a total humiliation for the North.
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 Wm. Wheeler Letters, September 5-10, 1862 - Battle of Second Bull Run
Following the Battle of Cross Keys, the Thirteenth Battery was deployed on a march to the Rapidan River near Culpepper Court House, and then back again.
Just as my second piece had passed the opening, a shot brought down one of the pole horses, and stopped us short; my first thought was, "The piece is lost;" my next, "It shall be sold dear," and I sprang down, and with the assistance of one man, unlimbered it.
I seized the rammer, and we had one shot fired before the other officers knew that we were in danger, The other cannoneers came up, but I held on to the rammer, and did Number One in pretty lively style.
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 Second Bull Run
After a very indecisive but bloody Peninsular Campaign and one year after the first Bull Run, Lincoln and his advisers felt that it was time to try a new general in place of McClellan.
Second, the Cabinet decided that the following major forces in the North should come together: the Armies of the Valley (united under John Pope); Burnside (ordered north from Fortress Monroe to Falmouth); and McClellan was directed to bring his great army to Alexandria and unite with Pope.
To Lee this battle was great victory, for it drove the Union out of Virginia and Lee than could drive the war up to the North.
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 First Battle of Bull Run
The First Battle of Bull Run, also referred to as the First Battle of Manassas, (July 21, 1861) was the first major land battle of the American Civil War.
P.G.T. Beauregard (the hero of Fort Sumter), their order of battle was rather unwieldy, with about 1/3 of their troops forced marching from the Shenandoah Valley.
Rally behind the Virginians!" The Confederates did just that, and the battle resulted in a humiliating rout of Union forces and a disorderly retreat, bringing the battle to a halt.
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New units were funneled into the battle throughout its course, while others were rushed from one point to another as the action shifted.
At its simplest, after an engagement the previous night, the first full day of the battle may be said to have consisted of three fierce Federal attacks conducted piecemeal against the positions of Jackson's corps, then a meeting engagement between the divisions of Hood and Hatch in the evening.
The second day was a quiet morning followed by a fierce Federal attack in the afternoon, succeeded by an overwhelming Confederate counterattack that soundly defeated Maj. Gen.
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 bull run
One of which was, Second Bull Run or otherwise known to Confederates as the Battle of Manassas.
The second battle of bull run The year is 1862, during the Civil War.
One major battle that led to Gettysburg and the Confederate defeat was the battle of Bull Run.
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The Confederate victory at Second Bull Run, also known as the Battle of Second Manassas, emboldened Lee to invade the North in the fall of 1862.
Second, the Union victory ended the possibility of foreign intervention on the side of the South.
After the disappointment of the Second Battle of Bull Run, which pushed the Union Army back to Washington, D.C., the Union forces were able to rally and halt the Confederate invasion of the North at Antietam.
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 Second Battle of Bull Run: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
The Second Battle of Manassas, also known as the Second Battle of Bull Run, was a battle during the American Civil War.
Jackson had initiated the confict with the goal of holding Pope in the area until Longstreet with the remainder of the Army of Northern Virginia arrived.
Jackson formed his line of battle near Warrenton Turnpike generally along the excavation for an unfinished railroad line.
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 The Battle of Manassas/Bull Run (Second)
It was a close run thing: one Confederate unit ran out of ammunition and had to throw rocks; if they’d done the ‘sensible’ thing and retreated, or if the Union troops had just a little more pluck to plunge in with the bayonet, Jackson’s line surely would have snapped.
This was the decisive battle of the Northern Virginia Campaign.
Second, the Cabinet decided that the following major forces in the North should come together: the Armies of the Valley (united under Pope); Burnside (ordered north from Fortress Monroe to Falmouth); and McClellan was directed to bring his great army to Alexandria and unite with Pope.
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 The Battle of Bull Run
The Battle of Bull Run was fought in July 21, 1861.
At the Battle of Bull Run Thomas Jackson became a hero for the confederates because he held the union back until 9,000 reinforcements arrived that is how thomas got his nickname "Stonewall." The confederates retreated back to McHenry's House to wait for the reinforcements.
Jackson fought unsuccessfully at the "Seven Days Battle." However for his determination to defend the south, he triumphantly led the confederates to several victories at the battles of the Second Battle of Bull Run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg.
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