Today in History: First Battle of Bull Run
Today in History–July 21–the Library of Congress features the first Battle of Bull Run, which began on this date in 1861. Find out more in the Today in History section, then access numerous primary sources and other teaching and learning resources related to Bull Run and the Civil War through the links below.
First-person account of Bull Run, includes analysis activity
Mr. Russel on Bull Run July 19, 1861
What I saw at Bull Run. An address by Edwin S. Barrett, delivered in the Town Hall, Concord, Mass., July 21st, 1886, on the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run
Letters & diary entries related to Bull Run
1861 historic newspaper coverage of the Battle of Bull Run
Places in Civil War History: The First Battle of Bull Run Worlds Revealed blog July 19, 2017