Zollicoffer, Gen. Felix K., Monument (NRIS 97000672)
Zollicoffer Park Cemetery. 0.3 mi. S of jct. of KY 761 and KY 235,
KY. County/parish: Pulaski.
1 contributing object.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 17, 1997.
Part of Civil War Monuments of Kentucky MPS
- General Felix K. Zollicoffer Monument
- The General Felix K. Zollicoffer Monument in Pulaski County, Kentucky, near Nancy, Kentucky, commemorates the death of Confederate Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer, who died here at the Battle of Mill Springs. A native of nearby Tennessee, like Robert E. Lee he fought for the Confederacy out of loyalty for his state rather than having interest in the Southern cause. Zollicoffer was killed due to not realizing he was approaching Union lines instead of the Confederate line. (read more...)