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Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Sketches from the Battle-Fields of the War. Bull Run.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08572 Author/Creator: Gibbon, John (1827-1896) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed document Date: 1892 Pagination: 56 p. ; 26.7 x 20.2 (Parts I-II), 33 x 20.2 (Part III).

Summary of Content: Recollection of the Battle of Bull Run, written in three parts. Draft of an article with pen corrections. Fifty-six pages combined (Part I is twelve, Part II is thirteen, and Part III is thirty one).

People: Gibbon, John, 1827-1896

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryBattle of Bull RunBattle

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