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  1. Apr 07, 2020 · Although the Confederate strike on Fort Sumter was the battle that began the Civil War, the first major land battle was the First Battle of Bull Run (or Manassas). This battle took place on July 21, 1861, close to Manassas Junction, along the banks of the small Bull Run river in Virginia. It involved 35,000 Union troops pitted against 20,000 Confederate troops.

  2. Jan 02, 2018 · Following is a list of civil war battles organized by the states in which they occurred. Included in this list are all the major battle and many of the minor battles for each state. Included in this list are all the major battle and many of the minor battles for each state.

  3. Apr 01, 2011 · The First Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the American Civil War. The battle, fought in 1861 by poorly trained volunteers, ended in Confederate victory. The high casualty count ...

  4. The Civil War was fought from April 1861 to April 1865. Civil War 1861. January: The South Secedes. Immediately after Abraham Lincoln is elected President, South Carolina calls a state convention to remove itself from the United States of America. South Carolina is quickly followed by Florida, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.

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