The two Confederate armies leave Kentucky, with one returning to eastern Tennessee and the other looking to threaten Middle Tennessee.
The Confederates end their unsuccessful Kentucky campaign, and Don Carlos Buell comes under harsh Federal scrutiny for not pursuing the withdrawing enemy aggressively enough.
The largest battle of the war in Kentucky ends in stalemate despite Don Carlos Buell’s Federals vastly outnumbering Braxton Bragg’s Confederates.
Don Carlos Buell’s Federal Army of the Ohio moves toward Perryville after Buell deceives Braxton Bragg’s Confederates into thinking they are heading for Frankfort.
One Confederate army leaves Chattanooga and begins moving north toward Kentucky, while another is already in Kentucky and preparing for battle.
Braxton Bragg mobilizes his Confederate army to move from Tupelo to Chattanooga and ultimately join forces with Confederates in east Tennessee.