Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan embarks on his third Kentucky raid after a successful action against a Federal garrison and a lavish marriage earlier this month.
Morgan’s Second Kentucky Raid
As the two Confederate armies pull out of Kentucky, John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate cavalry conduct another raid in the state.
The Kentucky Campaign Ends
The Confederates end their unsuccessful Kentucky campaign, and Don Carlos Buell comes under harsh Federal scrutiny for not pursuing the withdrawing enemy aggressively enough.
The Battle of Perryville
The largest battle of the war in Kentucky ends in stalemate despite Don Carlos Buell’s Federals vastly outnumbering Braxton Bragg’s Confederates.
Give the Enemy Battle Immediately
Don Carlos Buell’s Federal Army of the Ohio moves toward Perryville after Buell deceives Braxton Bragg’s Confederates into thinking they are heading for Frankfort.
Louisville is Now Safe
Don Carlos Buell’s Federal army secures Louisville, Kentucky, from Confederate capture, but the Lincoln administration receives several reports critical of Buell’s leadership.