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March 16. to Pound Gap, where he surprised a Rebel camp, capturing 300 rifles, destroying the camp equipage, and returning to Pikeville without loss. Gen. Zollicoffer, at the close of 1861, held a position on the Cumberland, near the head of steamboat navigation on that sinuous stream, which may be regarded as the right of. Buell to take command in this quarter, had scarcely reached Logan's Cross-Roads Jan. 17, 1862. when Maj.-Gen. George B. Crittenden, who had recently joined Zollicoffer and superseded him in command, finding himself nearly destitute of subsistence, and apprehending an attack in overwhelming strength from all our forces in that iver; leaving one gun on the battle-field and another by the way. In the heat of the battle, when the combatants were scarcely separated by an open space, Gen. Zollicoffer was shot by Col. Fry, and fell dead on the field, where his body was left by his followers. Col. Fry's horse was shot dead directly afterward. Col. Robert
own, where he turned Dec. 30. abruptly southward, being threatened by a far superior force; retreating into Tennessee by Spring-field and Campbellsville; having inflicted considerable damage and incurred very little loss. But his raid was fully countered by one led Dec. 20. about the same time by Brig.-Gen. H. Carter (formerly Col. 2d Tennessee) from Winchester, Ky., across the Cumberland, Powell's, and Clinch mountains, through a corner of Lee county, Va., to Blountsville and Zollicoffer (formerly Union Station), East Tennessee, where 150 of the 62d North Carolina, Maj. McDowell, were surprised and captured without a shot, and the railroad bridge, 720 feet long, over the Holston, destroyed, with 700 small arms and much other material of war. Pushing on ten miles, to Clinch's Station, Carter had a little fight, captured 75 prisoners, and destroyed the railroad bridge, 400 feet long, over the Watauga, with a locomotive and several cars; returning thence by Jonesville, Lee c
ar Mountain, 177; at Antietam, 206; his advance at Gettysburg, 887; charges at Five Forks, 733. Creighton, Col., 7th Ohio, wounded, 177. crisis, opinion of Gov. H. Seymour on, 499. Crittenden, Col. Geo. B., treachery of, 19; relieves Zollicoffer, 42. Crocker, Brig.-Gen., at Champion Hills, 308. Crook, Gen., surprised at Cedar Creek, 613. Cross, Col., 5th N. H., killed at Gettysburg, 388. Cross-Keys, Va., Fremont fights at, 138-9. Croxton, Gen., at Chickamauga, 417. Ceville, Va., fight at, 403; Gillem takes 200 men and 8 guns at, 683. Y. Yazoo City, fighting at, 309-310; 318. Yazoo Bluffs, Sherman demonstrates on, 289. Yeadon, Richard, offers $10,000 reward for Gen. Butler, 106. Yellow Bayou, La., fight of A. J. Smith, with Polignac, 551. York river railroad, burned by Rebels, 159. Yorktown, Va., siege of, 120-22; evacuation of by Magruder, 122; embarkation of troops at, 171. Z. Zollicoffer, Gen., killed at Mill Spring, 42-3.