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Felix Zollicoffer

Born: May 19, 1812

Death: Jan 19, 1862

Birthplace: Maury County

Nationality: United States

Felix Zollicoffer

Date of Birth : May 19, 1812
Date of Death : Jan 19, 1862
Birth Place : Maury County

Felix Kirk Zollicoffer was a newspaperman, three-term United States Congressman from Tennessee, officer in the United States Army, and a Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War. He led the first Confederate invasion of eastern Kentucky and was killed in action at the Battle of Mill Springs. Zollicoffer was the first Confederate general to die in the Western Theater.

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  • Felix K. Zollicoffer
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