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Bull Run

The war between the states had just begun. Blue and gray met at a place called Bull Run. The North blue army marched from Washington. This was in April, eighteen sixty-one. The South achieved victory on that day. Men wearing gray sent the Yankees away. A hopeful quick end lasted four long years. A high price was paid with both blood and tears. Robert Pettit 4-5-12

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  1. Date: 5/6/2012 3:21:00 PM
    This is a nice write ,,,,, war, sad thing,, whether it be two people or a thousand,, have a great day Rob,,,, thanks for reading my post on "My Son" ;}

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 1:36:00 PM
    a fine poem about a historical event that deserves to be remembered. good job!

  1. Date: 4/5/2012 9:32:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your historical write, Robert. Great job with the heroic couplets. Best wishes in the contest.Love, Kim