This battle was also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg. More than 26,000 people killed or wounded. This was the was the first battle in American history to be the bloodies single battle. First major battle in Civil war to take place in Northern soil.
Ft. Sumter is a island in South Carolina owned by the American Government. When the supplies ran out their commander would notify the president. South Carolina thought it was part of the Confederacy and would not let the American troops in, which started the Civil War.