Confederates fall back in southwestern Virginia as the long dispute between John B. Floyd and Henry A. Wise finally comes to an end.
While Federals threatens Confederates in the Kanawha Valley, another Confederate force to the north targets Federals on Cheat Mountain.
Confederate commanders bicker over where their troops should be positioned, hindering their chances to hold western Virginia.
Jefferson Davis nominates five officers to become full generals in the Confederate Army.
John B. Floyd ordered Henry A. Wise to join forces with him in western Virginia, but Wise is reluctant to comply.
Feuding between Henry A. Wise and John B. Floyd greatly diminish Confederate chances of reclaiming the Kanawha Valley in western Virginia.