Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Prologue: Tullahoma: June 24-July 4, 1863

Chapter 1: Molding an Army: Summer 1863

Chapter 2: The Army of Tennessee: Summer 1863

Chapter 3: A River to Cross: August 16 to September 8, 1863

Chapter 4: Cat and Mouse in the Mountains: September 8-11, 1863

Chapter 5: McLemore's Cove: September 11, 1863

Chapter 6: A Second Frustration: September 12-15, 1863

Chapter 7: Bragg Essays a New Plan: September 15-17, 1863

Day One: Friday, September 18, 1863 Chapter 8: Reed's Bridge: Friday, September 18, 1863

Chapter 9: Alexander's Bridge: Friday, September 18, 1863

Chapter 10: Night Moves: Night of September 18-19, 1863

Day Two: Saturday, September 19 Chapter 11: Opening Guns at Jay's Mill: Saturday, September 19: Dawn to 10:00 a.m.

Chapter 12: Slugging It Out in Winfrey Field: Saturday, September 19: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Chapter 13: Bragg and Rosecrans React: Saturday, September 19: 7:00 a.m. to Noon

Chapter 14: The Battle for Brock Field: Saturday, September 19: 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Chapter 15: Governed by Circumstances: Saturday, September 19: 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Chapter 16: Viniard Field: Davis Opens the Fight: Saturday, September 19: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Chapter 17: Viniard Field: Hood Engages: Saturday, September 19: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chapter 18: Viniard Field: Carlin Comes to Grief: Saturday, September 19: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chapter 19: Viniard Field: Benning Attacks: Saturday, September 19: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Chapter 20: Johnson Flanks Van Cleve: Saturday, September 19: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Chapter 21: Breakthrough in Brotherton Field: Saturday, September 19: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Chapter 22: We Bury Our Dead: Saturday, September 19, 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Chapter 23: Shoring up the Center: Saturday, September 19: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Chapter 24: Return to Winfrey Field: Saturday, September 19: 3:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Chapter 25: Securing the Flanks: Saturday, September 19: All Day

Appendix 1: Order of Battle with Strengths and Losses

Index