First Bull Run
July 16, 1861
The result of the first bull run was victorious for the confederate forces. This was the first major land battle, even though victorious, although they were to unorganized to persue the union army. This battle showed that the confederate army proved strong enough to have a good chance at winning the war.
Commanders of the armies
The union army, controlled by Abraham Lincoln, had the general Irvin Mcdowell
The confederate army,led by Robert E Lee, had generals P. G. T. Beauregard and "Stonewall Jackson"