“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Mill Springs, Kentucky

Clickable Map of Wayne County, Kentucky and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Wayne County, KY (15) Clinton County, KY (6) McCreary County, KY (5) Pulaski County, KY (54) Russell County, KY (4) Pickett County, TN (3) Scott County, TN (5)  WayneCounty(15) Wayne County (15)  ClintonCounty(6) Clinton County (6)  McCrearyCounty(5) McCreary County (5)  PulaskiCounty(54) Pulaski County (54)  RussellCounty(4) Russell County (4)  PickettCountyTennessee(3) Pickett County (3)  ScottCounty(5) Scott County (5)
Monticello is the county seat for Wayne County
Mill Springs is in Wayne County
      Wayne County (15)  
      Clinton County (6)  
      McCreary County (5)  
      Pulaski County (54)  
      Russell County (4)  
      Pickett County, Tennessee (3)  
      Scott County, Tennessee (5)  
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1Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — Home, Headquarters, Hospital — Mill Springs Battlefield — National Historic Landmark —
The Brown-Lanier House in the Civil War In late 1861 and early 1862, Union and Confederate armies occupied this area as they vied for control of Kentucky. This house, then owned by Thompson Brown, served at various times as a headquarters for . . . Map (db m137065) HM
2Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — 75 — Mill Springs
Near here, January 19, 1862, 4,000 Confederate troops were engaged and defeated by 12,000 Federalists. The Southern leader, General Felix Zollicoffer, was killed in the action. The historic old mill was built in 1840.Map (db m69879) HM
3Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — Mill Springs and the Civil War — Mill Springs Battlefield — National Historic Landmark —
An Oasis for Zollicoffer's Army In November 1861, Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer ordered captains Thomas Estill and Victor Von Sheliha to find a base camp on the Cumberland River. They chose Mill Springs, which had abundant food, . . . Map (db m137058) HM
4Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — The Battle of Mill Springs — Mill Springs Battlefield
The Confederates Take the Offensive The Confederates had been in Mill Springs less than a month when two Union armies began moving on their position. Most of the Confederate army was well-positioned across the river at Beech Grove. The . . . Map (db m156152) HM
5Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — The Cumberland River — Mill Springs Battlefield — National Historic Landmark —
The Cumberland River has fueled the economy of this region for thousands of years. An Avenue of Commerce Native Americans hunted deer and turkey here, and harvested the river's mussels and fish. Benjamin Price, who came to this area in . . . Map (db m137048) HM
6Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — The West-Metcalfe House — Mill Springs Battlefield — National Historic Landmark —
Isaac West built this small house about 1800. When the Civil War began, it was the home of Isaac's son and daughter, Allen and Nancy, and Nancy's family. During its brief occupation of Mill Springs, the Confederate army used the West house and farm . . . Map (db m137057) HM
7Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — 1275 — West-Metcalfe House
One mile south. First brick house in area. Built by Capt. Isaac West, Revolutionary soldier, who came here about 1798, received land grant in 1799, and built this house, in 1800, of bricks he made himself. Gen. Felix Zollicoffer, CSA, had . . . Map (db m156153) HM
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Jul. 3, 2022