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Baumgarten, J. (fl. 1861) Seat of War Manassas and its Vicinity

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05987.26 Author/Creator: Baumgarten, J. (fl. 1861) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Map Date: 1861 Pagination: 1 map : b & w ; 26.5 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed map detailing the battleground of 18 and 21 July 1861 at the Battle of First Manassas (Bull Run). Includes major roads and railroads, showing Washington D.C. on the right side. Contains descriptive text beneath the map. At the bottom is a manuscript note in pencil noting that the (unknown) writer forgot to enclose this map with a letter. It also discusses various supplies, including shirts and blankets. Printed by the Richmond Enquirer, engraved and drawn by Baumgarten.

Background Information:

People: Baumgarten, J., fl. 1861

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaSurveyingBattle of Bull RunBattleMilitary SuppliesClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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