Rush was a prominent physician in Colonial America. He was a proponent of women’s rights and abolition of slavery. Rush signed the Declaration of Independence and served in the Continental Army.
The letters and memoirs of Abigail Adams are important historical documents. She was the wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.
The first major battle fought on Northern soil and the single bloodiest day of battle in the Civil War.
A decisive battle of the Civil War, in which the Army of Northern Virginia suffered a devastating loss that turned the tide of the Eastern Theater.
Brigadier General Irvin McDowell commanded Union forces during the First Battle of Bull Run.