Sunday, August 9, 2015

Bull Run Aftermath - Rebels Bayoneting Wounded according to Harper's Weekly

"The Rebels bayoneting our wounded on the battlefield at Bull Run" — It took the editorialists and engravers at Harper's Weekly several issues to catch up with the Union defeat at Manassas. This is from the issue dated August 17, 1861. For more about the battle and the context, read Our Man in Charlestonnow available on Amazon and at your local bookstores

All engravings courtesy The American Library in Paris.

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