These Dead Shall Not Have Died in Vain

Fences Near Visitor Center at Perryville Battlefield (2018)

Perryville is truly in the middle of nowhere. Driving at high speeds down the winding roads towards the battlefield, it is difficult to imagine that thousands of young men marched out there on foot, ready to give their lives for such a seemingly insignificant location in rural Kentucky. But that is exactly what happened a century and a half ago. As I drove into the park, past a designated picnic area and a small shelter…