26 October 2017
C. Ellison 2 Battle of the Bull run in the Civil War The second battle of Bull Run was fought in the civil war in 1862. It took place in Manassas, Virginia and many soldiers were killed. This was the largest battle in the civil war and it was enough to end the war between the north and the south.
(Source: http://www.britannica.com/event/second-battle-of-bull-run-1862) On the northern side of the battle was general John Pope and his 62,000 soldiers. Pope was appointed into the war by President Abraham Lincoln in March of 1862 to command to army that had formed in Virginia.
(Source: http://www.civilwar.org/learn/biography/john-pope) On the southern side of the battle was general Robert E