Felix K. Zollicoffer, "Zollie Tree"

Felix K. Zollicoffer, "Zollie Tree" (HM11BZ)

Location: Nancy, KY 42544 Pulaski County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 3.344', W 84° 44.357'

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Felix K. Zollicoffer: Brig. Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer, CSA, died here, Jan. 19, 1862, in Battle of Logan's Crossroads (Mill Springs). This Tenn. native was veteran of Seminole War, editor of Nashville Banner, and 3-term U.S. congressman. In heavy rain and smoke of battle, Zollicoffer was killed approaching USA lines, which he mistook for his own troops. Over.

"Zollie Tree": This large, white oak has been decorated annually in honor of Gen. Zollicoffer since 1902, when Dorotha Burton began tradition. Over 100 CSA soldiers are in mass grave at rear of park. Zollicoffer is buried in Nashville. Boy Scout Troop 79 Trail follows Confederate retreat to Cumberland River. Over.
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HM NumberHM11BZ
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Year Placed1992
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 701017 N 4103445
Decimal Degrees37.05573333, -84.73928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.344', W 84° 44.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 20.64" N, 84° 44' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)606, 270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1146 State Hwy 235, Nancy KY 42544, US
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