Maney's Confederate Brigade at the Battle of Perryville

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Overview
On October 8, 1862, forty thousand Union and Confederate soldiers clashed at Perryville, Kentucky, in the state's largest Civil War battle. Of those who fought, none endured as much as the Tennessee and Georgia soldiers who composed Brigadier General George Maney's brigade. The Confederate unit entered the fray to save other Southern regiments and, in doing so, experienced deadly resistance. Many of those involved called the brigade's encounter the toughest of the Civil War, as several of Maney's regiments suffered casualties of 50 percent or greater. Despite relentless fighting, the Confederates were unable to break the Union line, and the Bluegrass State remained in Federal control. Join author Stuart W. Sanders as he chronicles Maney's brigade in the Battle of Perryville.
Details
ISBN: 9781626192645
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: Kentucky
Series: Civil War
Images: 44
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Stuart Sanders is the author of "Perryville Under Fire: The Aftermath of Kentucky's Largest Civil War Battle" (2012) and "The Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky" (2013). In addition, he is the author of "Kentucky's Civil War Heritage Trail, " a Civil War tour guide of the commonwealth. Stuart holds three different positions with the Kentucky Historical Society.