slavery was a big problem for the us for a long time, and this problem eventually lead to one of the most important war in our nations history
the battle of fort Sumter was the first battle of the civil war. the intense confederate artillery bombarded of major Robert Anderson's small unions
The First Battle of Bull Run was the first major land battle of the war. It occurred near Manassas, Virginia. Union forces from Washington, DC totaling 28,450, under the command of General Irvin McDowell, attempted to surprise 32,230 Confederate troops.