Who won the battle of Perryville?
The Battle of Perryville took place in the Western theater of the war. It was in Kentucky and if one side could claim a victory it could have been a significant blow to the other side. The battle pitted the forces of Confederate General Braxton Bragg against Union General Don Carlos Beull. The battle proved to be inconclusive. Technically Kentucky being a neutral border state should have been off grounds for a battle. It was…
The Battles of Perryville (also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills) and the Battle of Mill Springs (also known as the Battle of Fishing Creek and the Battle of Logan's Cross Roads) were part of the Confederate Heartland Offensive (also called the Kentucky Campaign) involving the Confederate Army of the Mississippi's effort to retake the border state of Kentucky. While the Confederates won the bigger and much later battle at Perryville and lost the…
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ANSWER On Oct.1,1862 the Union Army under Gen. Buell set out from Louisville marching southeast against Bragg's Confederate Army standing at Bardstown. The Confederates fell back toward Perryville, where on Oct. 8th the homonymous battle took place. It was part of the campaign fought for the control of Eastern Tennessee.
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After the heavy battling of the Confederates at Perryville, Buell was under fire for not pursuing Bragg's army. A few days before he was replaced, Buell received a message from General in Chief, Henry Halleck. He, in his own mind and also that of Lincoln's, was that unless a full victory of a battle was attained, it insinuates that the Confederacy had the upper hand in military strategy and tactics.