Ft. SumterThe first shots of the Civil War, fired by the South, happened at Ft. Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina.
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Civil War Battles
Manassas a.k.a. First Battle of Bull Run<ahref='http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/67300/67312/67312_bull_run.htm' >Source for picture</a>For more information on Bull RunBattle of Bull Run a.k.a. Manassas was the first MAJOR battle of the Civil War in Northern Virginia near a town called Manassas Junction near a stream or small river called Bull Run. The South was commanded by Generals Johnston and Beauregard. The Union troops were commanded by General McDowell.
Battle of the IroncladsSource for picture:The Merrimac was a ship sunk by the Union, the South recov4ered it and reconstructed it with metal,. It was renamed the Virginia. The Union first ironclad was called the Monit Virginia (Merrimac) vs Monitor Source for picture: http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5292/5476885014_00574cbc1d_z.jpg
Battle of ShilohBattle of Shiloh:
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Battle of Second Bull Run<ahref='http://americanhistory.about.com/od/civilwarbattles/p/cwbattle_bull2.htm' >Second Bull Run</a> Union Commander: Major General John Pope
Confederate Commander: General Robert E. Lee, under Lee were Major General Thomas J. Jackson, and Lieutenant General James Longstreet
Confederate Victory. North retreated toward Washington D.C.
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