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ier General. an honorable appointment. at Cairo. Kentucky rebels. occupies Paducah. too prompt for Fremont. Desires to advance against the rebels. battle of Bce entering Kentucky with the Union forces. He prepared to take possession of Paducah, at the confluence of the Tennessee River and the Ohio. Having notified Generof his intention, and receiving no objection from that officer, he started for Paducah on the night of the 5th. He also notified the governor of Kentucky, and was r judgment, he was a thorough soldier, and was always subordinate. He occupied Paducah, and secured it against a rebel force which was approaching, and against the tmission from Fremont to attempt it if he felt strong enough. The seizure of Paducah first made Grant's name known to the country, though he did not receive the furevent Polk from sending reinforcements to Price. But, as in the seizure of Paducah, Grant did not receive the credit which he deserved for this movement. Inexpe