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Donnybrook: The Battle of Bull Run, 1861

Washington, DC
Saturday, March 13, 2010

On History Bookshelf, David Detzer talks about his book, “Donnybrook: The Battle of Bull Run, 1861.”

The book tells the story of the first major land battle of the Civil War.

The Battle of Bull Run, now at its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary, was fought in Manassas, Virginia and won by the Confederates.

It was at this battle where Colonel Thomas Jackson received his famous nickname, “Stonewall Jackson.”

Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 3:26pm (ET)

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