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  • U.S.
    Thursday Jul 4, 1861

    Flag of the United States

    Star for Kansas

    U.S.
    Thursday Jul 4, 1861

    The flag was changed to have 34 stars. (for Kansas)




  • Fairfax County and Prince William County, Virginia, U.S.
    Sunday Jul 21, 1861

    Abraham Lincoln

    First Battle of Bull Run

    Fairfax County and Prince William County, Virginia, U.S.
    Sunday Jul 21, 1861

    After the Union rout at Bull Run and Winfield Scott's retirement, Lincoln appointed Major General George B. McClellan general-in-chief.




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