William S. Rosecrans’s Federal Army of the Cumberland continues building defenses in Chattanooga while Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee begins laying siege.
The Federal Army of the Cumberland completes its retreat into Chattanooga after its disastrous defeat at Chickamauga, and the Confederate Army of Tennessee cautiously pursues.
Confederates learn the extent of their victory at Chickamauga but squander precious time while the Federals escape into Chattanooga.
The terrible battle in northwestern Georgia enters its second day and threatens to result in Federal disaster.
A terrible but inconclusive battle begins in northwestern Georgia between Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee and William S. Rosecrans’s Federal Army of the Cumberland.
Braxton Bragg directs his Confederate Army of Tennessee to move around William S. Rosecrans’s Federal left flank near Chickamauga Creek. But Bragg is unaware that Rosecrans has extended that flank and put Federals directly in his path.