The Civil War Battle of Perryville, Kentucky
Perryville Virtual Tour
1825 Battlefield Rd, Perryville, KY 40468
Timeline: October 8, 1863
The Perryville Battlefield has expanded considerably in the last decade. Land has been reclaimed to expand the park to over 745-acres near Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County, Kentucky. It’s located 40 miles southeast of Lexington. An interpretive museum is located near the site where Confederate soldiers killed in the Battle of Perryville were buried.
It has extensive historical interpretive markers, some of which are shown in this virtual tour of the battlefield. The park also offers numerous picnic areas. It’s located along the Lincoln Tour route, which runs by several Bourbon distilleries such as Makers Mark in nearby Loretto.
Note: get the full screen virtual tour experience by clicking the icon in the lower left of the video frame. A zoom option is available also for reading the historical signage. Some markers are embedded in the floating icons.
© Bob Henderson
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