Battle Person Detail

Zollicoffer, Felix K.

In 1861, Zollicoffer accepted a commission as brigadier general in the Confederate Army. He served as department commander in East Tennessee, being primarily responsible for the defense of the Cumberland Gap. On January 19, 1862, he was in command during the battle at Mill Springs, Tennessee, when he was killed by a volley from a Union regiment.
Brigadier General
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