On July 21, 1861, Federal artillery sent shells showering over raw Confederate troops at Manassas that burst in their ranks, creating terrible slaughter. The seventh Georgia and fourth
very badly cut up. At length, despite all of their valiant efforts, Brigadier
General Barnard Bee was compelled to give the order to fall back. Alabama
Attempting to rally the retreating men, Bee used General Thomas J. Jackson’s newly arrived brigade as an anchor. Pointing to
Bee shouted, “There stands Jackson
like a stone wall! Rally behind the Virginians!” Jackson
“The enemy are driving us,” Bee exclaimed to Jackson.
General Jackson's Philosophy of War
A brief look at the impact of war on civilians living around Manassas based on first person narratives and family histories.
My titles on Amazon
The best reading experience on your Android phone or tablet, iPad, iPhone, Mac, Windows 8 PC or tablet, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone.