The Kentucky Campaign of 1862
Lecture no. 14 from the course: The American Civil War
Taught by Professor Gary W. Gallagher | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
The Confederacy faced a difficult strategic situation in July 1862. Jefferson Davis and his generals responded by sending armies into Kentucky and Maryland in the most impressive Confederate strategic offensive of the war. Operations in Kentucky between August and October 1862 culminated in a confused battle at Perryville (October 8).