Why Is The Civil War Important

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The Civil War was one of the most significant wars in the US, but within the Civil War there were important battles. The First Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Glorieta Pass, the Battle of Gettysburg, and Battle of Antietam are the four most significant battles of the Civil war. The battle of Glorieta Pass was a small but very significant battle. “Union scouts had managed to locate the Confederate supply wagons. Union troops snuck behind the Confederate line, destroyed and looted the wagons, took prisoners and killed or scattered the pack animals.” This means that the Union ended up stealing most of their supplies and leaving them with almost nothing, which gave the Union an advantage. The First Battle of Bull Run was also very significant

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