President Jefferson Davis learns that the top commanders in the Confederate Army of Tennessee no longer have confidence in Braxton Bragg as their leader.
Braxton Bragg’s Confederates renew their attacks on the William S. Rosecrans’s Federal army after Bragg discovers that Rosecrans had not retreated as hoped.
Opposing armies outside Murfreesboro in Middle Tennessee contemplate renewing the brutal battle that took place on New Year’s Eve.
A major battle begins near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, when Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee attacks the Federal army under William S. Rosecrans.
Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee remains stationed at Murfreesboro, while the Federal high command pushes William S. Rosecrans to leave Nashville and force Bragg out of Middle Tennessee.
Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan embarks on his third Kentucky raid after a successful action against a Federal garrison and a lavish marriage earlier this month.