The Battle Of The Bull Run: The First Manassas
The battle of the Bull Run is also known as the first Manassas. It was fought July 21 1861, in Virginia. It was the first main battle of the Civil War. In the morning of July 21st, two divisions were sent by McDowell. Tons of troops crossed the river at Sudley Ford. Then federals gradually pushed back. This whole thing started when 35,000 union troops marching from the federal captain in Washington D.C. Their plan was to strike. This victory gave us the South, a boost of confidence. It led the North dissatisfaction due to them believing the war would have ended quickly.
Meanwhile, the offensive “would begin with an attack on more than 20,000 Confederate troops, under the command of General P.G.T Beauregard.” After this certain battle ended,