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Battle Studies, Country Studies, & Staff Rides

Homepage for MCRL Battle Studies, Country Studies, & Staff Rides guides for EWS, CSC, SAW, and MCWAR.

Bull Run vs. First Manassas

Ever wonder why you see the terms "Bull Run" and "Manassas" interchanged when describing this Civil War battle?

In the Northern states the battle was called it the "First Battle of Bull Run," but in the South states, where the battle was was fought, it became known as "First Manassas." [source: Civil War Combat: America's Bloodiest Battles (A&E)]

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