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Battle of 1st Manassas

Battle of 1st Manassas

Honors World History
Maury High School
2009 to 2010

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May 25, 2010
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  1. BATTLE OF FIRST MANASSAS FVC productions

  2. LOCATION Fairfax County and Prince William County, Virginia

  3. Battle Facts CONFEDERATE COMMANDERS Joseph E. Johnston P. G. T.

    Bearugard DATE July 21, 1861 UNION COMMANDER Irvin McDowell
  4. FORCES ENGAGE D RESULT Confederate Victory EST. CASULATIES ➡ However,

    about 5,000 men died- 3000 were Union soldiers 28, 450 Union 32, 230 Confederate 60680 TOTAL 1,750 Confederate 2,950 Union 4700 TOTAL
  5. The Dumbed Downed Version Both armies are at Manassas, VA

    Both armies planning on attacking each other’s left side of army with majority of their armies Confederates quickly realize what’s going on and put more soldiers on Union’s vulnerable right side of army Overruled by extra soldiers, Union flees
  6. in bloody conclusion ➡ largest and bloodiest battle in American

    history up to that time ➡ first major land battle of Civil War ➡ before battle, many in north and south had romanticized war ➡ but with deaths of troops/civilians, reality of war struck all
  7. Bibliography • http://americanhistory.about.com/od/ civilwarbattles/p/cwbattle_bull1.htm • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Gods_and_Generals_(film) • http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/ bullrun.html