Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia launches a massive, desperate charge to destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac once and for all.
Advance elements of the Federal and Confederate armies clash in southern Pennsylvania, beginning what would grow into the most terrible battle in American history.
Citizens panic as Confederates start entering Pennsylvania. Robert E. Lee issues stern orders against looting civilian property, Joseph Hooker develops a secret strategy for dealing with the Confederate invasion, and the Confederate cavalry prepares to ride around the Federal army.
Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia continues crossing the Potomac River, as Joseph Hooker is frustrated with his superiors in Washington and his Federal cavalry try uncovering Lee’s plan.
The vanguard of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia attacks the supposedly impregnable Federal defenses at Winchester, precipitating a Federal disaster.
Part of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia drives toward Winchester on its way to the Potomac River and the North.