1st battle of the war; Confederacy fired first. 1861, United States army finally takes control of the Mississippi River, cutting Confederacy in half, turning point in the war; bloodiest battle; last time the Confederate Army pushes north onto U.S. soil , Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders to U.S. general Ulysses S. Grant. The Civil War is officially over, bloodiest single day of fighting; also called Sharpsburg , 1st land battle; civilians picnicked on the hill to watch; also called Manassas , Total warfare campaign, burned everything in their path; goal was to end the war faster..

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