Battle of Campbell's Station Facts

November 16, 1863

Campbell's Station Battle facts, including dates, location, casualties, leaders, who won, and more interesting facts you might not know. This fact sheet provides a quick overview of the battle and is for kids doing research and students preparing for the AP U.S. History (APUSH) exam.

Portrait of James Longstreet.

At the Battle of Campbell’s Station, Confederate forces commanded by General James Longstreet (pictured here) forced elements Major General Ambrose Burnside’s Army of the Ohio to retreat to their fortifications in Knoxville. [Wikimedia Commons]


  • November 16, 1863


  • Knox County, Tennessee


Principal Union Commanders

Principal Confederate Commanders

Union Forces Engaged

  • Army of the Ohio

Confederate Forces Engaged

  • Confederate Forces in East Tennessee

Number of Union Soldiers Engaged

  • Undetermined

Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged

  • Undetermined

Estimated Union Casualties

  • 400 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)

Estimated Confederate Casualties

  • 570 (killed, wounded, captured/missing)


  • Union victory

Timeline of the Knoxville Campaign

These are the main battles and events of the Knoxville Campaign in order.