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The Battle of First Manassas: The Artifacts Tell the Story

On July, 21, 1861, Union and Confederate armies fought what was then the largest battle in American history at Manassas, Va. Participants saved or collected souvenirs and relics of the battle and many of those items found their way into the collections of The Museum of the Confederacy. This video uses those artifacts, including one very unique map drawn on a bedsheet by a wounded soldier, to tell the story of the battle.