THE BATTLE OF BULL RUN
Visit the "Awesome Stories: Generals and Gods"
site; click the
Bull Run link; and then read about the Battle of
Bull Run (1st Battle of Manassas). When you reach the
sentence, "Judith Henry, the bedridden widow who
refused to leave her house
during the battle, also died."
Click the word died
and read the
excerpt from John Brown's Body - an epic
civil-war poem by Stephen Vincent Benet. You will read
the story of Judith Carter Henry and how she died in the
Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas). Benet won the
Pulitzer Prize for this poem.
Stories site is located at: http://www.awesomestories.com/
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