Although the Battle of Fort Sumter on April 1961 was the first battle of the American Civil War, the Battle of Bull Run was most significant first “true” battle of the civil war because it changed the America forever. People were demanding for action, many people in the North thought it would be an easy fight, which would result in the quick end to the war. There were many new recruit soldiers on the both sides in the battle and it was called “Meeting the Elephant.” About 22,000 troops had advanced unde...
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... this battle were 23,000 casualties of Union out of 95,000 soldiers and 28,000 casualties out of 75,000 of Confederate.
As we can see, the all the battles fought in the American Civil were very significant for the future of the America. However, the Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Antietam and the Battle of Gettysburg were very important for America to be what is it today. Bull Run was very important because it was the first battle where southerners gain confidence and faith, and the Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day of the War, which prevented confederacy from gaining approval from European countries to declare them as an independent nation. Gettysburg was the largest battle where most soldiers were killed and neither side could rebuild the loss of the army. In the end of the Civil War Confederacy surrender and the Union was preserved. (American Civil War)
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