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Who won the 1st Battle of Bull Run?

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With a final cavalry charge led by Confederate Colonel Jeb Stuart, the Union army was in full retreat. The Confederates had won the first major battle of the Civil War. The Confederates won the battle, but both sides suffered casualties.

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In respect to this, why did the Confederates won the first battle of Bull Run?

On July 21, 1861, Union and Confederate armies clashed near Manassas Junction, Virginia. The Confederate victory gave the South a surge of confidence and shocked many in the North, who realized the war would not be won as easily as they had hoped.

One may also ask, who were the generals in the First Battle of Bull Run? Abraham Lincoln Irvin McDowell United States Winfield Scott Joseph E. Johnston Confederate States of America P. G. T. Beauregard Confederate States of America

One may also ask, who won the Bull Run Civil War?

The battle was fought on July 21, 1861 in Prince William County, Virginia, just north of the city of Manassas and about 25 miles west-southwest of Washington, D.C.

First Battle of Bull Run.

Date July 21, 1861
Result Confederate victory

Who won the battle of Bull Run 2?

Robert E. Lee's triumph in the Seven Days' Battles, Confederate forces consistently engaged much larger Union armies and emerged victorious. With the failure of Maj. Gen. George B.

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