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First Battle of Bull Run Facts and Trivia

Also known as: First Manassas Date: July 21st, 1861 Location: Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia Approximate troop strength: Union 28,450; Confederate 32,230 Commanders: Brigadier General Irvin McDowell (Union); Brigadier Generals Pierre Beauregard and...

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Richard Taylor Quick Facts

Name Meaning Richard is of Old German origin and means “powerful leader”. Vital Stats Birthday:  January 27, 1826 Birth Name: Richard Taylor (often referred to as Dick Taylor) Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky Date of Death:...

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Edwin M. Stanton Quick Facts

Name Meaning Edwin is of Old English origin and means “wealthy guard” Vital Stats Birthday: December 19, 1814 Birth Name: Edwin McMasters Stanton Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio Date of Death: December 24th, 1869 Cause: Respiratory...

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A.P. Hill Quick Facts

Name Meaning Ambrose is of Greek origin meaning “immortal” Vital Stats Birthday:  November 9th, 1825 Birth Name:  Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. Birthplace: Culpeper, VA Date of Death: April 2nd, 1865 Cause: Killed in action...

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Winfield Scott Hancock Quick Facts

Name Meaning Winfield is of Old English origin and means “friend’s field”. Vital Stats Birthday:  February 14th, 1824 Birth Name:  Winfield Scott Hancock Birthplace:  Montgomery Square, Pennsylvania Date of Death: February 9th, 1886 Cause: ...

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George E. Pickett Quick Facts

Name Meaning George is of Greek origin and means “farmer”. Vital Stats Birthday:  January 16, 1825 Birth Name:  George Edward Pickett Birthplace:  Richmond, Virginia Date of Death:  July 30th, 1875 Cause:  Scarlet Fever Place...

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George G. Meade Quick Facts

Name Meaning George is of Greek origin and means “farmer” Vital Stats Birthday: December 31, 1815 Birth Name: George Gordon Meade Birthplace: Cadiz, Spain (His father was a naval agent of the U.S. government...

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J.E.B. Stuart Quick Facts

Name Meaning James is of Hebrew origin and means “he who supplants”. Vital Stats Birthday:   February 6th, 1833 Birth Name:  James Ewell Brown Stuart Birthplace:  Patrick County, Virginia Date of Death:  May 12th, 1864 Cause: ...