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Staff Ride Handbook for the Battle of Perryville, 8 October 1862 [Illustrated Edition] (Combat Studies Institute Staff Ride Handbooks)

Staff Ride Handbook for the Battle of Perryville October Illustrated Edition Combat Studies Institute Staff Ride Handbooks The battle of Perryville symbolized the high water mark of the Confederacy in the western theater of operations In August General Braxton Bragg and Major General MG Edmund Kirby Smith led separat

  • Title: Staff Ride Handbook for the Battle of Perryville, 8 October 1862 [Illustrated Edition] (Combat Studies Institute Staff Ride Handbooks)
  • Author: Robert S. Cameron
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The battle of Perryville symbolized the high water mark of the Confederacy in the western theater of operations In August 1862 General Braxton Bragg and Major General MG Edmund Kirby Smith led separate armies into Kentucky to wrest the state from the Union and install a Confederate governor They initially met success and captured the state capital, simultaneously shiftThe battle of Perryville symbolized the high water mark of the Confederacy in the western theater of operations In August 1862 General Braxton Bragg and Major General MG Edmund Kirby Smith led separate armies into Kentucky to wrest the state from the Union and install a Confederate governor They initially met success and captured the state capital, simultaneously shifting the war in the west from northern Mississippi and Alabama to Kentucky In response the North raised additional forces to protect Cincinnati and Louisville while MG Don Carlos Buell halted his offensive against Chattanooga and marched his Army of the Ohio back to Kentucky On 8 October 1862 Buell s army clashed with Bragg s at Perryville The Confederates achieved a tactical success in a hard fought engagement that generated than 7,000 casualties Of the regiments engaged, 10 suffered losses between 40 and 60 percent However, outnumbered by three to one, Bragg s army could not sustain its victory and withdrew Within days of the battle, all of the invading Southern forces retired from the state Kentucky remained firmly in the Union and secure from Confederate invasion for the war s duration Despite its importance to the course of the war in the west, Perryville does not benefit from the high visibility accorded the better known Civil War sites such as Manassas, Gettysburg, Antietam, and Chickamauga Although than 70,000 Union and Confederate soldiers deployed in and around Perryville, understanding of the battle and its significance to the overall course of the war remains poor For staff ride purposes this unfamiliarity can be a benefit It forces the participants to study and think about the situation facing their Civil War counterparts without the preconceived notions that surround the popular sites Perryville does not face the threat of encroaching development The terrain on the battlefield looks today as it did in 1862 One of the most attractive features of the park for a staff ride is the ability to analyze the terrain and understand how the Civil War soldier saw and used it The terrain has not been altered through modern construction and development In addition, the surrounding landscape remains undeveloped farmland that adds to the area s feel of historicity The park, itself, has also expanded considerably over the last decade Where much of the most intensive fighting occurred now lies within the park s boundaries Following the course of the battle no longer requires special arrangements with private property owners Further land acquisitions are planned, permitting the scope of the staff ride to expand in tandem with the park.

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