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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., Chapter
: 23 Bowling Green. (search)
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter
: events in 19 Kentucky and . (search)
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I., Xxxvii.
Xxxvii. Kentucky. Politicians elections overwhelming Union majorities Magoffin's neutrality the President's response Rebel invasion Legislature protests Gen. Grant occupies Paducah Zollicoffer at Wild Cat Nelson at Piketon Schoepf's retreat Rebel Government organized at Russellville Geo. W. Johnson made Governor Kentucky gravely admitted into the Southern Confederacy full delegation sent to the Congress at Richmond Richard Hawes finally declared Governor. we have seen P. 492-7. that Kentucky emphatically, persistently, repeatedly, by overwhelming popular majorities, refused — alike before and after the formal inauguration of war by the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter--to ally herself with the Rebellion, or to stand committed to any scheme looking to Disunion in whatever contingency. Her Democratic Governor and Legislature of 1860-61, with most of her leading Democratic, and many of her Whig, politicians, were, indeed, more or less cognizant of the Disun
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I., Analytical Index. (search)
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington, Chapter
: muster-out-rolls — Anthropological statistics. (search)
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 144 (search)
Incidents in the battle of wild cat.--A correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette relates the following: I will give you a few incidents of the recent fight at Wild Cat, which a regular report could not show. The hill upon which it took place is a round, lofty elevation, a third of a mile from our camp, surrounded by deeply-wooded ravines, and cleared for the space of about two acres on top. To take and hold this Colonel Coburn, with half his regiment, dashed off through the bushes in a trot from the camp, like boys starting out on a turkey hunt. In ten minutes they could be seen on the high summit taking places. Very shortly they were fired on; the fact is, it was a scramble between Coburn's men and Zollicoffer's which should get on the hill first, approaching from opposite directions. When the firing had fairly commenced, at intervals in the roar could be heard, in the camp, the shrill, wild voices of Coburn, and Durham, his adjutant, ringing out, Give them hell, boys! Dose
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 207 (search)
A negro's account of the Wild Cat Retreat.--A gentleman whose slave accompanied a young confederate officer on the Wild Cat expedition, asked the darky on his return to Nashville, how long the army was on the march from its encampment to the battle-field. About four days, was the reply. Well, how long were they in marching back? About two days, massa. Why, how is that, Joe? Could the men travel any faster back, when they were broken down with four days march and a severe fight, than they travelled forward after a good rest in camp? Oh! I'll tell you what made the difference, massa, said old Joe; it was the music. They marched toward Wild Cat to the tune of Dixie. When they marched back, the tune was: Fire in the mountains — run, boys, run!
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk 1812- (search)
Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk 1812- Military officer; born in Maury county, Tenn., May 19, 1812; was a printer and newspaper Felix Kirk Zollicoffer. publisher at Paris, Tenn. In 1832 he edited the Nashville banner, the leading Whig paper in the State, and in 1835 was chosen State printer. He was comptroller of the State treasury from 1845 to 1849, and State Senator in 1849. From 1853 to 1859 he was in Congress, and a persistent advocate of State supremacy, and in 1861 was a member of the peace conference. Then he became a brigadiergeneral in the Confederate army, taking command of east Tennessee. In a battle at Camp Wild-cat, in Kentucky, Oct. 21, 1861, he was defeated by General Schoepf. He was killed in the battle of Mill Spring, Jan. 19, 1862.
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States, Chapter