Civil War 150 - a commemoration by the Smithsonian

 

 

July 21, 2011

 

Battle of first Manassas/Bull Run, July 21, 1861

A TERRIFIC BLOODY BATTLE

Read the eyewitness account of the battle of first Manassas/Bull Run
by Mary Henry, daughter of the first Smithsonian Secretary

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April 12, 2011

 

Attack on Fort Sumter, as published in Harper's Weekly, 1861
WAR! FORT SUMTER BOMBARDED
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