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the elections in Kentucky. the Confederates anticipate the Federal occupation of Kentucky. Zollicoffer's command. Polk's command. justification of the Confederate occupation. claims and designson. distinguished refugees. Breckinridge's address. Early military movements in Kentucky. Zollicoffer's operations. Buckner's occupation of Bowling Green. the battle of Belmont. movement of U.ading columns upon the Confederate States. It became necessary to anticipate them. Brigadier-General Zollicoffer, of Tennessee, on the 14th of September, occupied the mountain passes at Cumberland,the mountains on the Virginia frontier. From his strong position at Cumberland Mountain, Gen. Zollicoffer prepared for cautious advances upon the enemy. On the 19th of September, a portion of his command advanced to Barboursville, and dispersed a camp of fifteen hundred Federals. Gen. Zollicoffer continued to advance, and early in October reached the town of London in Laurel County, breaking
g it. the decision to give battle to the enemy. Zollicoffer's brigade. the contested hill. death of ZollicoZollicoffer. defeat of the Confederates. Crittenden crosses the Cumberland. his losses.Importance of the disaster. gs, on the upper waters of the Cumberland. Brig.-Gen. Zollicoffer had been reinforced and superseded by Maj.-an at midnight. The first column, commanded by Gen. Zollicoffer, consisted of four regiments of infantry and feight o'clock the battle opened with great fury. Zollicoffer's brigade pushed ahead, and drove the Federals sown, pierced by several balls. The dead body of Zollicoffer was brutally insulted by the enemy. The Cincinna passed, and all had a fair view of what was once Zollicoffer. I saw the lifeless body as it lay in a fence-corner by the side of the road, but Zollicoffer himself is now in hell. Hell is a fitting abode for all such arcr chief conspirators in this rebellion soon share Zollicoffer's fate-shot dead through the instrumentality of a