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Live from Manassas: Tweeting the reenactment of the Battle of Bull Run

After two days of living history events to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run, more than 8,700 reenactors will bring First Manasssas to life today, starting at 9:30 a.m. Over 17,000 spectators are expected to attend, but if you can’t bear the heat, follow along here (and @manassaswp) as The Post’s Timothy R. Smith tweets from the scene. Plus, follow other Washington Post Civil War Twitter feeds here.
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Some Bull Run anniversary events canceled because of heat

History / US History : A House Divided (3 years ago)

The National Park Service canceled part of Friday’s program commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Bull Run in Manassas because of excessive heat, officials said. Outdoor events scheduled between 2 p.m. and 6... Read Post

Follow the reenactment: Live tweeting from Bull Run

History / US History : A House Divided (3 years ago)

We hope you’ve enjoyed following Timothy R. Smith’s dispatches from Camp Manassas for the last two days. Tomorrow, join us here or on Twitter @manassaswp as Smith live tweets from the scene of the reenactment of the Battle of Bull R... Read Post

Events mark Bull Run anniversary in Manassas

History / US History : A House Divided (3 years ago)

Four days of living history events will mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle in which the Confederates scored their first important — and very public — victory. First Manassas, also known as the Battle of Bull Run, was... Read Post


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