The Bull Run Panic

Lesley Gordon talked about the First Battle of Bull Run and the ensuing panic in Washington, D.C. She showed slides during his… read more

Lesley Gordon talked about the First Battle of Bull Run and the ensuing panic in Washington, D.C. She showed slides during his presentation, after which she responded to questions from members of the audience.

“'These Zouaves will never support us': Congress, Cowardice, and the First Battle of Bull Run” was the seventh session of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society (USCHS) Spring Symposium, “Secession and War Come to Washington,” which was part of the series “The National Capital in a Nation Divided: Congress and the District of Columbia Confront Sectionalism and Slavery.” It was held on Friday, May 7, 2010, in the Capitol Visitors Center. close

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 11, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 29, 2010

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  • Jul 11, 2010 | 1:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2010 | 7:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 1:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 12, 2010 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2010 | 1:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2010 | 7:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2010 | 1:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2010 | 7:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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