General Grant captures Paducah, Kentucky, 150 years ago today

"The Civil War - Episode One: The Cause (1861)"

(Friday, September 6, 1861) — Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant today bloodlessly captured Paducah, Kentucky, which gave the Union control the mouth of the Tennessee River during the American Civil War.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *