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05 September 2013

An Incident in the Retreat at the Battle of Manassas (21 July 1861)

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A steel engraving from Bartlett Mackay's History of the United States of America (1861).  From the text: 'The Battle of the Bull Run [aka the Battle of Manassas] may be said to be the first repulse of the army of the Potomac...'.

I guess we all have days that remind us of the chap guiding the horse on the bottom right.

[M.J.S.}

 

 

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