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Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Army of the Ohio

Major General Don Carlos Buell

 
 
Army of the Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2003
1. Army of the Ohio Marker
Inscription.

First Army Corps

Major General Alexander McD McCook

Tenth Division
Brigadier General James S. Jackson

Thirty-Third Brigade
Brigadier General William R. Terrill
80th, 123rd Illinois and 105th Ohio Infantry Regiments
and detachments 7th, 32nd Kentucky
3rd Tennessee Infantry
Parsons' Improvised United States Battery

Thirty-Fourth Brigade
Colonel George Webster
80th Indiana, 50th, 98th, 121st Ohio Infantry Regiments
Harris' 19th Indiana Infantry

Third Division
Brigadier General Lovell H. Rousseau

Twenty-Eighth Brigade
Colonel John C. Starkweather
24th Illinois, 79th Pennsylvania,
1st, 21st Wisconsin Infantry Regiments
Bush's 4th Indiana and Stone's 1st Kentucky Batteries

Rousseauís Ninth and
Seventeenth Brigades
and unattached units

Were generally aligned farther to the right, although
some units, notably the 2nd and 33rd Ohio
Infantry Regiments of the Ninth Brigade,
fought here with Jackson's Division

October 8, 1862

Terrill's Starkweather's and Webster's Brigades, forming generally from left to right in these fields, were assailed by Cheatham's Confederate Division at about 2 o'clock P.M. The Brigades gave way after a ferocious and sanguinary
Dedication Plaque (rear of monument) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
2. Dedication Plaque (rear of monument)
Presented to the people
of the
Commonwealth of Kentucky
by the
Civil War Soldiers Memorial Foundation
Kent Masterson Brown, Chairman
March 27, 1988
fight in which Parsons' Battery near here was overwhelmed. The three Brigades grudingly gave ground until they finally halted the attack in the evening.
Losses in Jackson's Division:
Killed - 187, Wounded - 682, Missing - 237.
Generals Jackson and Terrill and Colonel Webster were killed.
Losses in Starkweather's Brigade:
Killed - 120, Wounded - 477, and Missing - 109.
 
Location. 37° 40.512′ N, 84° 58.237′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Park Road, on the left. Click for map. Marker is in Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, at the end of Park Road. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville KY 40468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Perryville Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Perryville Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Perryville (within shouting distance of this marker); Perryvile and the Emancipation Proclamation (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' Reaction to Lincoln's Emancipation (within
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2003
3. Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
The Army of the Ohio Marker is in Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, at the end of Park Road.
shouting distance of this marker); Squire Henry P. Bottom (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Perryville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Perryville. (Submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Army of the Ohio Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 18, 2011
4. Army of the Ohio Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,194 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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