Bull Run Firsts

July 18, 2011

BULL RUN FIRSTS

l First major land battle of the Civil War.

l First time railroads played a part in a battle. (Confederate reinforcements arrived by train.)

l First time a message was sent by signal flags, or semaphores, during a battle.

l  First time the rebel yell was heard.

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