Troops from the Federal Army of the Potomac arrive at Bridgeport, Alabama, to reinforce the Federals trapped in Chattanooga, while dissension grows within the Confederate Army of Tennessee.
Joseph Wheeler’s Confederate cavalry force enters the Sequatchie Valley in Tennessee to raid the supply lines of William S. Rosecrans’s Federal Army of the Cumberland.
Tensions reach a boiling point among the Confederate Army of Tennessee commanders. This leads to a command change, a call for Richmond to help, and even a death threat.
Robert E. Lee begins planning to attack after receiving confirmation that George G. Meade’s Federal Army of the Potomac has been weakened.
Federal troops from the Army of the Potomac begin heading west in a remarkable display of logistics, while the Federal high command looks to possibly change the command structure in the Army of the Cumberland.
A remarkable plan to save the Federal army under siege in Chattanooga is set in motion.