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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
, Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. General Zollicoffer had been sent to Knoxville by the Confeas the opportunity offered. In the centre, Zollicoffer only occupied East Tennessee, but was prepand. During this time, as we have stated, Zollicoffer was preparing to defend Eastern Tennessee b ravines. After one month of inactivity, Zollicoffer made an attempt to surprise the Federal came battery, about three thousand men in all, Zollicoffer only arrived in front of the Federal positi apprised of the approach of the enemy. If Zollicoffer had attacked him on the 20th, he would problt perfectly prepared. Towards two o'clock Zollicoffer renewed the attack on their right, and the ll defended, before an imaginary foe. While Zollicoffer was quietly resting in the valley of the Cutrenched camp. In that position he covered Zollicoffer to the eastward, who had taken position in to make a threatening demonstration against Zollicoffer on the borders of the Cumberland. McCook, [1 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
operations were possible in that region. It was some time after the check he had experienced at Wild Cat camp, that Zollicoffer, leaving Barboursville, had proceeded to occupy the important position of Mill Spring. Mr. Davis, although displeased enden resolved to forestall the movements of his adversary. He started for Logan Cross-roads with the two brigades of Zollicoffer and Carroll and a battery of artillery, forming all together an effective force of from five to six thousand. He was the first fire of the Confederates; its left rested upon a hill whose summit was opened and exposed, and towards which Zollicoffer, who led his brigade valiantly, directed all his efforts. It was on the point of being carried; but the brigade of Caal changed the aspect of the fight; the belligerents came to close quarters, and in the midst of the melee Fry met General Zollicoffer, whom he shot dead on the spot with his pistol. On seeing their commander fall the Confederates became disconcert