Overview of the US Civil War Battle of Richmond
In 1862, Confederate Major General Kirby Smith ordered an offensive into Kentucky. The advance team was led by Brigadier General Patrick R. Cleburne who had his cavalry led by Colonel John S. Scott out front. On August 29 th, the cavalry began a skirmish with Union troopers on the road to Richmond, Kentucky.By noon, the Union infantry and artillery had joined the fight, causing the ...
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