In western Virginia, a Federal force looks to capture the Great Kanawha Valley while Confederates try to consolidate their forces.
In northwestern Virginia, one Confederate commander surrendered his force, and another became the first general killed in action.
A detachment of George B. McClellan’s Federal army attacks an isolated portion of Robert S. Garnett’s Confederate army near Beverly in northwestern Virginia.
Federals are delayed in their advance against Robert S. Garnett’s Confederates at Laurel Hill and Rich Mountain in northwestern Virginia.
Various detachments of Federal and Confederate forces maneuver toward a confrontation in Unionist western Virginia.
George B. McClellan comes to take personal command of Federals in western Virginia as Confederates try to strengthen their defenses.