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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Zollicoffer's oak. [from the New Orleans, La., Picayune, August, 1903.] (search)
Kentucky Infantry, 1st Federal Tennessee, and 2d Federal Tennessee. There were a large number of Federal soldiers at Somerset, but the roads were muddy, and Fishing creek, near Somerset, had been greatly swollen by rain, and it was throught at that time by the Confederate commander to be impossible for the reserve forces which, e other Federal troops already at Logan's cross-roads to ford this stream. This battle has been variously called the battle of Logan's cross-roads (Federal), Fishing creek (Confederate), and sometimes the battle of Mill Springs. Generals Crittenden, Zollicoffer and Carroll had great faith in the courage and bravery of their tres of the trees on the mountain sides of the battlefield fall, or, at least, when the violets come, in the spring, there will be a monument to tell who died at Fishing creek. We will never know who they were, but what they were the whole world knows. The name of Ellanetta Harrison ought to live always with hallowed memories among