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First Battle of Bull Run / First Manassas Timeline (April 21st, 1861)


The First Battle of Bull Run - known as the Battle of First Manassas by the South - was the first true clash of opposing sides in the American Civil War.

There are a total of (11) First Battle of Bull Run / First Manassas Timeline (April 21st, 1861) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.

By-the-Numbers (Confederate Victory)
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Union Command: Winfield Scott; Irvin McDowell; Robert Patterson
Union Army: Army of Northeastern Virginia
Union Strength: 35,732
Union Casualties: 2,708

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Confederate Command: P.G.T. Beauregard; Thomas Jackson; Joseph Johnston
Confederate Army: Army of the Potomac; Army of the Shenandoah
Confederate Strength: 33,000
Confederate Casualties: 1,982
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