The Armies Clash - First Bull Run and Wilson's Creek

Battle of First Bull Run (Manassas)
First Manassas (First Bull Run) Wilson's Creek
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Overview

  • The Civil War begins with Union and Confederate armies fighting at Manassas and Wilson's Creek.

  • Southern armies under P. G. T. Beauregard defeat Union forces commanded by Irvin McDowell in Manassas, VA on July 21,1861.

  • In the west, Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Lyon is killed at Wilson's Creek, MO on  August 10, 1861. The victory by the Southern troops gave the Confederates control of southwestern Missouri.

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  • The Armies Clash - First Bull Run and Wilson's Creek - The Confederacy scores two victories in battles in Virginia and Missouri.

    • The Armies Clash - First Bull Run

    • The Armies Clash - Wilson's Creek

  • Battle Maps

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