At dawn the Confederates advanced, initially gaining ground against Sheridan’s cavalry. The arrival of Union infantry, however, stopped the advance in its tracks. Lee’s army was now surrounded on three sides.
The Battle of Fort Sumter is what started the american civil war. Fallowing the Battle, President Lincoln called for 75,000 volinters to supressRebellion. The result of the Rebellion was 4 states to secde and join the confederacy.