Letter from Lt. Col. Robert McAllister, 1st New Jersey Infantry, to his friend.
Letter from Sgt. Philip Powers, 1st Virginia Cavalry, to his wife.
Letter from Eugene Blackford, 5th Alabama, to his father following the Battle of Bull Run.
The battle that many hoped would end the war takes place in northern Virginia near a stream named Bull Run.
Letter from Maj. Sullivan Ballou, 2nd Rhode Island, to his wife.
A detachment of George B. McClellan’s Federal army attacks an isolated portion of Robert S. Garnett’s Confederate army near Beverly in northwestern Virginia.