Confederate leaders ordered an attack just above Fort Summer. the shell exploded and it was the first shot of the Civil War. It lasted one day and ended up with confederate taking the victory and the confederacy capturing fort summer.
this was a battle of the civil war that was fought by the confederate general and the union general. it ended in confederate invasion at Maryland and had an outcome of a Union win. but this also caused president Abraham Lincoln at the time to issue the emancipation proclamation.