Civil War Major Battle:1861
As the men and women were joining the armies, the leaders of the both Confederate and Union began to talk about strategies on how they were going to win the war. The strategies for both sides contrasted each other due to the different war aims. The Confederate's strategy, which had to defend itself from the North invasion until the Northerners felt that the war costed to much money and many lives.
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the day is lost". Within an hours all of the suddens Lyon got his confident back and rallied his men for another attack, but quickly he was shot in the heart and died. After he his troops now retreat for good, and Confederate gain another victory. With more than 2,000 soldiers from both sides were casualties, and 315 soldiers missing (291 of them are Union), this battle prove to both sides that this war will cost many lives.