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By Alan Hankinson

At Bull Run, green, ill-trained and poorly led armies clashed within the establishing engagement of the yank Civil battle (1861-1865). Culminating in a stalwart protective struggle by means of Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson's Virginia Brigade, this is often the tale of the Confederacy's first victory. the writer investigates the personalities of the imperative commanders and examines the opposing armies, displaying how the commonly various uniforms of other devices triggered errors of identification which affected the conflict at the most important issues. guns, intelligence and the virtually common inexperience of troops on each side are all mentioned, supporting to provide an explanation for the occasions of the conflict itself.

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