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Bull Run I
A look at the causes behind the Union's loss of the first battle of Bull Run in Virginia, 1861.
# 121206 | 1,500 words | 14 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Civil War 1860-1865)

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A dialectical examination of the reasons that the Union lost the first battle of Bull Run in Virginia in 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War.

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"It is tempting to see the victory of the Union in the Civil War as a foregone conclusion, given the historical benefit of hindsight. The Union's vast superiority in manpower and wartime materiel is so well known that it is difficult to conceive of anything except the complete vanquishment of the South by the North that ultimately occurred. Yet, the attack on Ft. Sumter, Virginia, which marked the outbreak of hostilities by the Confederacy on the United States, was obviously a battle loss for the Union..."

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