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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 5 1 Browse Search
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ls. The distance between the two batteries was not less than three-quarters of a mile.--National Intelligencer, Sept. 12. This morning at eleven o'clock, General Grant, with two regiments of infantry, one company of light artillery, and two gunboats, took possession of Paducah, Kentucky. He found secession flags flying in direported three thousand eight hundred strong, sixteen miles distant. The loyal citizens tore down the secession flags on the arrival of the national troops. General Grant took possession of the telegraph office, railroad depot, and the marine hospital, and issued the following proclamation: I have come among you not as a able to defend yourselves and maintain the authority of the Government and protect the rights of loyal citizens, I shall withdraw the forces under my command. N. S. Grant, Brig.-Gen. Commanding. --(Doc. 31.) Several families of Tennessee exiles arrived at Cincinnati, Ohio, in farm wagons today. They were driven from Je
Sunday, who, however, got notice of his approach, but was successful in completing the dispersion of three thousand rebel forces, leaving behind them much baggage, provisions, and forage; also the public property seized by Green at Shelborne. Gen. Pope's infantry was too much fatigued to pursue. The horsemen, however, followed in pursuit ten or fifteen miles, until the enemy scattered. The railroad east of Brookfall is open, and no more secession camps will be made within twenty miles. Gen. Grant telegraphs that the first gun is in position at Fort Holt, Kentucky. J. C. Fremont, Major-General Commanding. The Legislature of Kentucky passed a series of resolutions, authorizing the governor to call out the military force of that State to expel and drive out the Southern invaders.--(Doc. 45.) A detachment of three hundred men from the Fourteenth Indiana, and Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth Ohio regiments, dispersed three Tennessee regiments under General Anderson to-day, on
Doc. 31. the occupation of Paducah, Ky., by Gen. N. S. Grant, September 6. Cairo, Ill., September 11. A correspondent of the St. Louis Democrat, gives the subjoined account of the occupation: The last few days have been distinguished by important movements. Your correspondent has been absent at Paducah, which must bay. They had got the idea into their heads that Pillow was advancing on us, that in case of an attack the town would be shelled and burned by our gunboats. General Grant, on his arrival with his command, immediately issued a proclamation, assuring the people of safety and protection, and General Paine, left in command, issued tren went to them and poisoned their ears with the stories that we were abolitionists and murderers. To show their rebellious disposition, I will cite a case: Gen. Grant gave permission to several river officers to hoist a National flag on the top of the St. Francis Hotel. The landlord objected, saying that it would bring troub