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.
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.