Civil War Series
2:44 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

The Battle of Mill Springs

In part 125 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson relates the events of the January 19, 1862 Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky. It was a small contest by Civil War standards, but it had major implications for the Confederacy.

Illustration of the death of Zollicoffer at Mill Springs
Illustration of the death of Zollicoffer at Mill Springs
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