Civil War Battle of Perryville - Strategic, Tactical, or Unnecessary

Civil War Battle of Perryville - Strategic, Tactical, or Unnecessary

by Air War College

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Overview

The battle of Perryville, Kentucky is virtually unknown to all but the most informed Civil War buffs. Few people recognize the strategic significance this brief but bloody battle played In the Western Theater in 1862. Had Braxton Bragg's Army of the Heartland carried the day at Perryville the Union would have suffered an enormous set-back to the hard-fought gains they had achieved up to that point of engagement. the ill-fated invasion of Kentucky possessed great potential for Southern hopes, but ended in an inglorious retreat that placed rebel forces in a defensive posture they would never be capable of altering for the remainder of the war......

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149363261
Publisher: Pennyhill Press
Publication date: 03/08/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 18 KB

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