Tag Archives: Francis Bartow

“The day long remembered:” Remembering Bull Run

ECW welcomes guest author Anthony Trusso On July 21, 1861, the two largest armies ever fielded on the North American continent to that point engaged in the Battle of First Bull Run. By the end of the day, nearly 900 … Continue reading

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Visiting the Manassas Battlefield: An Old Business Opportunity

Every Civil War historian likes a good battlefield trip. Entire parks await the eager visitor, with carefully laid out driving tours and nicely labeled stops. Even better, some may argue, is taking the tour with a guide who knows the … Continue reading

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