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1861 blog poem : Katy Murphy

37 thousand volunteers march until they get to the railroad cut it half so one can go in or out
The confederate make a 8 mile line at bull run creek
The union tho it was done so they stopped fighting and picked up souvenirs
Jackson holds the line strong as a stone wall why did I use stone wall because that's now his nickname because the union tries to push forward mbut the line won't budge
Beauregard order a counter attack
But the confederate reniforment arrive quickly on horseback and train and the north fall apart
The retreat became a route for both soldiers and the crazy people who came just to watch the war for fun?
The north had 2,896 causalty

The south had 1,982 causalty
Everyone lerned this wouldn't be a 90 days war
What are you talking about this is going to be a long war
We need to work on owr military
We didn't siyn up for longer than 90 days
This is the battle of bullrun


General Blackburn (Katy)

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