1861 Wood Engraving Battle Bull Run Manassas Union Artillery Gun Civil War NYN1


"Federal Artillery Opening Fire on the Rebels at the Battle of Bull Run"

This is an original 1861 black and white in-text wood engraving of a sketch of the Union artillery opening fire on the Confederates at the First Battle of Bull Run (also known as First Manassas) during the American Civil War.


This 153+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 5.75 inches; 25 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer an unusual and rare collection of Civil War era wood engravings and advertising from the New York Illustrated News. This collection will be of interest to historians of the American Civil War and collectors of original Civil War memorabilia.