Civil War, Day by Day
On July 21, 1861, Union General Irvin McDowell’s troops attacked Confederate forces led by General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard at Bull Run, a creek which ran through Manassas, Virginia.
This Day in History
First Flag on the Moon

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