Jefferson Davis meets with army commanders to discuss military strategy at Centreville in northern Virginia.
Federals advance on Munson’s Hill, a few miles southwest of Washington, and make an embarrassing discovery.
The growing tension between George B. McClellan and Winfield Scott results in a harsh exchange after a conference on military strategy.
George B. McClellan continues organizing his new Army of the Potomac and continues feuding with Winfield Scott.
The battle that many hoped would end the war takes place in northern Virginia near a stream named Bull Run.
The Federal army reaches Centreville in northern Virginia, while Joseph E. Johnston’s Confederates slip out of the Shenandoah Valley undetected and head east.