This was the battle that started the civil war. The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy
1st battle of the civil war. Confederates scared the living daylights out of the northers by running and screaming at them the northerns ran away and stampeded over civilians
This the first battle between two metal cover ships the north (monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)
Confederates drop the plans on attacking the union soldiers find the plans and attack the south. The bloodiest day of the war. Union wins after the confederates retreat
The on January 1 president Lincoln issued the emancipation proclamation
Lee divide his troops and won the battle
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