Fri, Oct 21


Perryville Battlefield SHS

Symposium on the Field - Perryville

Our first Symposium will feature the Battle of Perryville with a series of tours led by historians, each focusing on a portion of the Perryville story.

Symposium on the Field - Perryville

Time & Location

Oct 21, 5:00 PM – Oct 23, 3:00 PM

Perryville Battlefield SHS, 1825 Battlefield Rd, Perryville, KY 40468, USA

About the event

More details to follow, but we will have a series of tours led by historians that will cover aspects of the battle that took place at Perryville on October 8th, 1862.  Each tour will be 2-3 hours in duration.


5:00 P.M. - Peters Hill led by local guide Chuck Kays.  Explore privately owned portions of the Peters Hill portion of the Perryville battle.  Peters Hill is where the battle will start on the early morning of October 8th.


9:00 A.M. - Taylor Bishop - Florida Brigade

11:00 A.M. - Darryl Smith - Lytle's Brigade

2:30 P.M. - Stuart Sanders - Maney's Brigade

5:30 P.M. - Reception and tour at Bottom House.  


Derrick Lindow - Adams' Brigade

Chuck Lott

Lunch on Saturday is up to the attendee.  Salted Honey Cafe in Perryville is a nice local restaurant.  There is also the Family Food Market which offers deli sandwiches.  

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