BATTLE REPORTS - 1861

 

Fort Sumter, SC - April 19,1861

Correspondence of Major Robert Anderson, First Artillery, commanding U.S. Troops. Includes correspondence with CSA Brigadier General Beauregard leading up to Fort Sumter's evacuation and surrender
Very detailed journal of the bombardment of Fort Sumter written by Captain J. G. Foster, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

Report summarizing the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter. Written by Brig. Gen. G. T. Beauregard, C. S. Army, commanding Confederate troops

 

Bull Run (Manassas), VA - July 21, 1861

Report of Brigadier General Irvin McDowell regarding 1st Bull Run. Written to Lieutenant Colonel E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters of the Army, Washington, DC

Organization of Union Troops at the 1st Battle of Bull Run - July 21, 1861

Report of General Joseph E. Johnston, commanding the Confederate Armies of the Shenandoah and of the Potomac, regarding operations from May 22, 1861 to July 22, 1861. Includes a detailed report regarding 1st Bull Run. (with associated correspondence)

Organization of Confederate Troops at the 1st Battle of Bull Run - July 21, 1861

 

Wilson's Creek (Oak Hills), MO - August 10, 1861

Report of Major John M. Schofield, First Missouri Infantry, and Acting Adjutant-General Army of the West regarding operations from August 1 to August 14, 1861

Reports of Brigadier General Ben. McCulloch, C. S. Army, with orders and proclamation

 

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