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Battle Of Richmond

Information about Battle Of Richmond, a Civil War Battle of the Western Theater of the American Civil War

Battle Of Richmond Facts
Location: Richmond, Kentucky
Dates: August 29-30, 1862
Generals: Union: William "Bull" Nelson | Confederate: Edmund Kirby Smith
Soldiers Engaged: Union: | Confederate:
Outcome: Confederate Victory
Casualties: Union: 5,300 | Confederate: 451

Battle Of Richmond Summary: The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky was fought August 29–30, 1862. The first major battle in the Kentucky Campaign, it was a Confederate victory.

 

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