Nancy in Pulaski County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Gen'l Felix K. Zollicoffer
Erected by Gen'l Bennett H. Young, Mrs L. Z. Duke and James A. Shuttleworth as a tribute to Southern valor.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 19, 1933.
Location. 37° 3.337′ N, 84° 44.356′ W. Marker is in Nancy, Kentucky, in Pulaski County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 235 0.1 miles south of State Route 761, on the left when traveling south. This is designated "Tour Stop 2: Confederate Cemetery" in the Mill Springs Battlefield Driving Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nancy KY 42544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Fatal Mistake (a few steps from this marker); Mill Springs Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Felix K. Zollicoffer / "Zollie Tree" (a few steps from this marker); The Zollie Tree (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Mass Grave Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dawn of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); "Confederate Mass Grave" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nancy.
Regarding Gen'l Felix K. Zollicoffer. The Battle of Mill Springs was fought in the rain. CSA General Zollicoffer was near-sighted and wearing a white raincoat. He was shot, allegedly by Union Colonel Speed Fry, when he mistakenly attempted to give orders to Union soldiers.
A mass grave of Confederate soldiers is at the south edge of this stop and 148 headstones commemorate them.
Additional keywords. Cemetery, Mill Springs
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 882 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 3. submitted on October 29, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 5. submitted on March 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 6. submitted on September 16, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.