Perryville

Civil War Battle

Nature of Warfare

The battle was fought in the hills so each side had a strategy to maintain the highest ground.

Date of battle

Perryville battle was fought on October 8, 1862

Location of Battle

The battle was fought west of Perryville, Kentucky in the Chaplin Hills.

Commanding Generals

Confederate General- Braxton Bragg

Union General- Don Carlos Buell

Number of Casualties

There were 7,621 casualties

Union- 4,220

Confederate- 3,401

Significance of Battle

The Union won this battle and gained control of Kentucky for the rest of the war.