Browsing named entities in William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil.. You can also browse the collection for Columbus, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) or search for Columbus, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 9 results in 1 document section:

te the assumed neutrality of Kentucky by occupying Columbus, a strong position on the Mississippi. Grant saw gy. He asked permission to attempt the capture of Columbus before it was made too strong by rebel fortificatimont ordered Grant to make a demonstration towards Columbus, to prevent the rebels from sending reinforcementsd then retire before they could be reinforced from Columbus. He moved from Cairo the night of the 6th of Nove about three miles from Belmont, which is opposite Columbus, on the Missouri shore. Marching towards that plaipline and the danger of rebel reinforcements from Columbus. But Grant was watchful, though almost powerless eiving that the enemy was sending more troops from Columbus, he ordered his staff to set fire to the rebel cam the rebels occupied a strong line, extending from Columbus to Bowling Green, in Kentucky. Both these places,Kentucky to prevent reinforcements being sent from Columbus to Buckner at Bowling Green. There was no engagem