New manager named for Perryville Battlefield


PERRYVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland says a Civil War author, re-enactor and tour guide has been selected as the new manager at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

Holland said Bryan Bush was appointed Friday. Bush has published more than a dozen books on the Civil War and Louisville history and is the official Civil War tour guide for Cave Hill cemetery.

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He has been a Civil War re-enactor and has served as a board member and curator for a Civil War museum in Bardstown.

Perryville Battlefield is the site of the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky.