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Thirty three-thousand slightly trained troops under the Federal Gen. Irwin McDowell engaged and were defeated by twenty-two thousand Confederate troops under General Beauregard and ten thousand Confederate troops from the Shenandoah Valley led by Gen. Joseph Johnson.

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First Manassas
First Bull Run
21st July 1861

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This photograph was taken from Henry Hill looking north across the Warrenton Turnpike (left to right). The Stone House sits on the Warrenton Turnpike. The Federal troops utilized the Manassas-Sudley Road (on the left) for their flank attack).


The Stone House sits on the corner of the Warrenton Turnpike and the Manassas-Sudley Road and served as a hospital after the battle.


Thomas J. Jackson utilized this farm road to bring his brigade of Virginians to the front. They were the 2nd, 4th, 5th, 28th, and 33rd Va. Infantry Regiments, later to be known collectively as "the Stonewall Brigade".

Battle of First Manassas, Page Three

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