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Battle of Booneville
Part of the American Civil War
Date July 1, 1862
Result Union victory
 United States  Confederate States
Commanders and leaders
Henry W. Halleck
Philip Sheridan
P.G.T. Beauregard
James R. Chalmers
Casualties and losses
1 killed, 24 wounded, 16 missing 65 killed

The Battle of Booneville was fought on July 1, 1862, in Booneville, Mississippi, during the American Civil War. It occurred in the aftermath of the Union victory at the Battle of Shiloh and within the context of Confederate General Braxton Bragg's efforts to recapture the rail junction at Corinth, Mississippi, 20 miles (32 km) north of Booneville.

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