Civil War: The Battle Of Bull Run

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The Battle of Bull Run, the principal real conflict in the Civil War, finished in a Confederate triumph. It smashed illusions that either side would win rapidly or effectively. The fight came to fruition when President Lincoln requested General Irvin McDowell to strike Confederate powers at Mananas Junction, as a stage toward taking Richmond. He needed to move rapidly against the foe, trusting a conclusive triumph would suppress the resistance. Assaulting at a young hour in the morning, Union powers initially appeared to be winning, yet the Confederates checked their development. Confederate general Thomas Jackson earned the handle "Stonewall" for his hefty cautious position. Late in the day, the Confederates counterattacked. Tired Union troops
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