James Longstreet’s tentative Confederate siege of Knoxville climaxes with an assault on the nearly impregnable Federal defenses, while a Federal force is on its way to reinforce the Knoxville defenders.
Ulysses S. Grant prepares to fight his way out of Chattanooga as Braxton Bragg sends more of his Confederate Army of Tennessee away.
James Longstreet expects to renew the fight at Campbell’s Station, but Ambrose E. Burnside’s Federals fall back to Knoxville.
Elements of James Longstreet’s Confederate corps and Ambrose E. Burnside’s Federal Army of the Ohio clash as both forces race to get to Knoxville first.
Braxton Bragg continues to reconfigure his weakened Confederate army outside Chattanooga, while Ulysses S. Grant continues gathering Federal reinforcements to break out of Chattanooga.
Braxton Bragg weakens his Confederate army outside Chattanooga and Ulysses S. Grant looks to mobilize his Federal forces to capitalize on the weakness.