|First Bull Run
Geographic location- Virginia
-General Irvin McDowell his army of 35,000 for the Union, General Thomas J. Jackson Confederate.
Forces involved- The Union and the Confederate Soldiers
Strategies and goals- The Confederate spy network gave a forewarning to the Union intentions and allowed reinforcements to be moved from the Shenandoah Valley to Manassas. The public new about the Union plans.
Outcome and casualties- Confederate Soldiers won the First Bull Run
Significance- The first Bull Run was General Thomas J. Jackson got the nickname, “Stonewall.” When the Confederate Soldiers used there blood-curdling Rebel Yell and the Union lines melted away. They ran all the way back and discarding some of the equipment along the way.
"The First Battle of Bull Run, 1861", EyeWitness to
History, www.eyewitnesstohistory.com (2004).