Braxton Bragg’s Confederates reach Chattanooga, Edmund Kirby Smith’s Confederates prepare to move into Kentucky, and the Federal high command expresses dissatisfaction with Don Carlos Buell’s lack of action.
Braxton Bragg’s Confederate army arrives at Chattanooga, while the Federal high command scrambles to learn Bragg’s intentions.
Braxton Bragg mobilizes his Confederate army to move from Tupelo to Chattanooga and ultimately join forces with Confederates in east Tennessee.
As Federal forces close in on Chattanooga, Edmund Kirby Smith reveals a daring plan for a Confederate counteroffensive.
Braxton Bragg takes command of the Confederate Army of Mississippi and prepares to lead it into action.
P.G.T. Beauregard leaves his Confederate command due to illness, causing controversy over whether he was going absent without leave.