Army of the Ohio

Army of the Ohio (HME5R)

Location: Perryville, KY 40468 Boyle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 40.512', W 84° 58.237'

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Major General Don Carlos Buell


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

Rousseau's 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 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.
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 3:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 678966 N 4171716
Decimal Degrees37.67520000, -84.97061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.512', W 84° 58.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 30.72" N, 84° 58' 14.22" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1421 Park Rd, Perryville KY 40468, US
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