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.
George B. McClellan develops a Federal war strategy while complaining that Winfield Scott is standing in his way.
The Federal military is reorganized following the Bull Run defeat, which includes giving command of the largest army to a young, promising general.
In western Virginia, a Federal force looks to capture the Great Kanawha Valley while Confederates try to consolidate their forces.