What's in a Name?
Ever wonder why you see the terms "Bull Run" and "Manassas" interchaged when describing this Civil War battle?
Northerners called it the "First Battle of Bull Run" but in the South where it was fought, it became known as "First Manassas." (Source: A&E Civil War Combat)
First Battle of Bull Run, chromolitograph by Kurz & Allison
Staff ride guides from the U.S. Army Center of Military History.