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and abandoned two guns and caissons. General Zollicoffer was shot through the heart at the head of his staff, by Colonel Fry, of the Fourth Kentucky. It appears that General Zollicoffer lost his way in the bushes, and suddenly emerged before Colonel Fry, who was accompanied by some staff officers. The two parties mistook each other for friends, and approached within a few yards of each other, when, finding their mutual mistake, both halted and prepared for a hand to hand conflict. One of General Zollicoffer's aids shot at Colonel Fry, but only brought his horse down. The Union Colonel immediately drew his six-shooter and brought General Zollicoffer from his saddle at the first fire. The rebel staff deserted their chief's body,e rebels, by some means approached the position assumed by the rebel General commanding, and a shot from the pistol of Colonel Fry is said to have inflicted the wound which resulted in the death of General Zollicoffer. Colonel Balie Peytor, Jr., son