The Battle Of Bull Run

By Angel Vazquez


This battle was the first major battle on land.The Union army was under the general Irvin McDowell.The Union marched down to take the Confederate army capitol Richmond,Virginia.Then the Union met up with the Confederate army and the battle broke out.The Union made the Confederate army retreat and get reinforcement.But the reinforcements made the Union retreat back to Washington DC.People say this was an embarrassing battle.Union had 480 men killed and 1,000 wunded.Confederate had 390 killed and 1,600 wounded.

Info of the Second Battle

Pope is order to attack the Federal Column.The fighting was Brawners farm.Pope had decided he had Jackson pinned.This made Pope do heavy attacks and had many causalities. The union was flat out destroyed.