Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Zollicoffer” in chapter 30 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
...h stronger natural position for defense than that on the south bank.
I think it should be held at all hazards.
But I ought to have a stronger force.
With further reference to this position, General Zollicoffer said:
Fishing Creek runs south into the Cumberland, five miles below Mill Springs, and lies between our position and Somerset.
It is more than thirty miles long, runs in a deep ravine 200 ...
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