Battle of Bull Run

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Battle of Bull Run either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles
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Usage

In literature:

Second Battle of Bull Run.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Richardson was subsequently slain, at the second battle of Bull Run.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
The battle of Bull Run was fought; he was engaged in it, and for many, many days I never knew whether he was living or dead.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, October, 1864" by Various
An ammunition train on the morning of the second battle of Bull Run, bound to the field, required a convoy.
"Red-Tape and Pigeon-Hole Generals" by William H. Armstrong
Sherman, General W. T., his words concerning battle of Bull Run.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Bull Run, Battle of, 231.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
The first battle of Bull Run had been fought before she again saw a home port.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
Once, on the night preceding the Battle of Bull Run.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
After we fit the battle of Bull Run, I gouged that word out of my dictionary.
"The Young Lieutenant" by Oliver Optic
ADVANCE INTO VIRGINIA, AND BATTLE OF BULL RUN.
"History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861" by Charles H. Clarke
THE BATTLE OF BULL RUN.
"My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field" by Charles Carleton Coffin
It sounded like the Battle of Bull Run!
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
After the first battle of Bull Run, a systematic plan for the defense of the National Capital began to take shape.
"A Virginia Village" by Charles A. Stewart
These were of Pope's army who the day before had fought the battle of Second Bull Run.
"Personal Recollections of the War of 1861" by Charles Augustus Fuller
This conflict the rebels call battle of Bull Run.
"Diary of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery" by Theodore Reichardt
A few months passed, and the battle of Bull Run was fought.
"Reminiscences" by Hans Mattson
I have told you about the battle of Bull Run, south of Washington, the first great battle of the war.
"The Story of Our Country"
Bull Run, second battle of, 258.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
THE FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
THE TWO BATTLES OF BULL RUN.
"America, Volume I (of 6)" by Joel Cook
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In poetry:

Only Bull Run's battle,
Up sprang General Grant,
Four long years of bloodshed,
Freedom was the chant.
"Only" by Frank Barbour Coffin

In news:

An interview with historian David Detzer sheds light on the Battle of Bull Run , the first battle of the US Civil War, fought on July 21, 1861.
First Battle of Bull Run .
On Sept 2, 1862, readers of the Democratic Banner were confronted with the news of another major Union defeat in Virginia: The Second Battle of Bull Run .
In Manassas on Saturday, Civil War reenactors took to the field to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Second Battle of Bull Run .
The First Battle of Bull Run was poorly fought but well-documented: dozens of paintings and scores of after-action photographs demonstrate the horror of that first major engagement.
Should Lincoln have given peace a chance after the battle of Bull Run.
Where the Battle of Bull Run, the first major land battle of the Civil.
Many a school child knows the First Battle of Bull Run was the initial major land conflict of the Civil War, fought July 21, 1861—but many, many more remember it for another reason: picnickers.
For all the attention to detail, organizers of a re-enactment to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run can't replicate one thing: the weather.
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