What Happened on July 21, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va - South wins
  • First Battle of Bull Run [Battle of First Manassas], 1st major battle of the US Civil War is fought near Manassas, Virginia, Confederate victory (US Civil War)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44