Second Bull Run Research Paper

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The battle of Second Bull Run was fought August 28-30, 1862. The battle took place in prince William county Virginia (Manassas). John Pope was the major general for the Union side and later joined with George Brinton McClellan. The Major General on the confederate side was Robert E. Lee. There were 62,000 soldiers and 14,000 casualties for the Union and 50,000 soldiers and 8,000 casualties for the confederate. When massed confederate artillery devastated a union assault by fitz John porter 's command, long streets wing of 28,000 men counterattacked in the largest simultaneous mass assault of the war.The confederates may have had less soldiers but they won the Battle of Second Bull
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