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]

Battle of Campbell's Station Facts

November 16, 1863

Key facts about the Battle of Campbell's Station.

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Date

  • November 16, 1863

Location

  • Knox County, Tennessee

Campaign

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)

Result

  • Union victory

Timeline of the Knoxville Campaign

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

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Citation Information

The following information is provided for citations.

  • Article Title Battle of Campbell's Station Facts
  • Coverage November 16, 1863
  • Author
  • Keywords battle of campbell's station, knoxville campaign, american civil war, ambrose burnside, james longstreet
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 27, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 22, 2021
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