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Advancing upon the Battle of Bull Run...
Item # 689844
July 20, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1861
* First Battle of Bull Run beginning - Manassas
* 1st major battle of the American Civil War
Close to half of the first column is taken up with a stack of headlines including: "THE ADVANCE" "Movements of the National Army" "Skirmishing at Bull's Run" "8000 Troops Engaged" "The Rebels Retire from their Position" "Confederate Troops Captured" "Our Army Marching on Manassas Junction" "The Confederates Numerous & Well Fortified" "No Fugitive Slaves Allowed to go with the Troops" "and more.
Also on the ftpg. are: "From Gen. McDowell's Army" "Gen. McClellan's Column--Description of the Battle at Rich Mountain".
Eight pages, toning near the spine and lightly inked to portions of the first column, otherwise good.