Home Ω American Civil War First Bull Run Building the board for the First Bull Run/First Manassas First Bull Run Building the board for the First Bull Run/First Manassas By Torbjörn Andersson - January 9, 2018 219 0 Watch this video on YouTube. A short movie about how we built the terrain board for the first battle of Bull Run/Manassas. “New York’s Bravest” – Painting by Don Troiani, www.historicalartprints.comThe 69th New York State Militia is depicted in action at the first Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861. They were part of Sherman’s Brigade which was fed into the fight piecemeal. Depicted is their afternoon fight on the plateau of Henry House Hill with the remnants of the 11th New York Fire Zouaves [who had previously attacked] against the Confederates’ remnants of Bee, Bartow and Evan’s Brigades and Jackson’s newly arrived Brigade and artillery. After several attacks and counter attacks, the 69th NYSM will try to fight as a rear guard, but they will join the retreat. Captain Thomas Francis Meagher is shown just to the left of the horse that is down, extending his arm and his sword toward the colors of the 69th New York. Colonel Corcoran will be captured. Colonel Corcoran will be offered parole in exchange for refusing to take up arms against the Confederacy. He refuses and will not be exchanged until 13 months later. He is appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers, recruits Corcoran’s “Irish Legion” and while commanding a Division of the XXII Corps in defense of Washington City his horse fell on him while he was riding alone, fracturing his skull and killing him on December 22, 1863 Similar Proxies: Terrain for miniature games Wargames woods 101 Lead MountainShare & StuffTweetLike this:Like Loading... Related RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Helenos Diary 1625 Storm Harmony Wind – Rampus’ bargain Helenos Diary 1625 Dark Death Godsday – Duels at Isle dangerous Helenos Diary 1625 Earth Stasis Clay – Pig Hollow Blue Boar Warband Apple Lane och trakten runtom Helenos Diary 1625 Dark Death Freeze – From the ashes into the flame Helenos Diary 1625 Earth Death Wind – From the ashes into the fire Talk! Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.