J.C. Beard and Bill Travis. "The War in Kentucky-In and About Paducah." From Harper's Weekly. New York, October 26, 1861. 9 x 13 1/2. Wood engraving.
Though Kentucky had declared itself as neutral, Confederate forces moved into the southern part of the state on September 3, 1861. In response, U.S. Grant moved his troops from Cairo, Ohio, to Paducah, Kentucky, effectively seizing control of the strategically important mouth of the Tennessee River. $45
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