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The Occupation Of Paducah

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Day
13
Month
September
Year
1861
Copyright
Public Domain
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Paducui, Ky., Sept 8-2 P. M, Gen. Smith arrived here last night, and is in co:nm;unl oí this post. Severa] regirnen's arrived last liight, and a large force is now statiooed here. Abont $18,000 worth of floar, provisionsand goods wete seized at 'Jio depot. Among tho goods are sixtv bolts oí ariny eloth. The books of the ireight depot show that from one to fivo car loads cf flour and as many of bacon, havo g ne soiUh evory day for the lase two phonths. Tho town is carefuily guarded, and a surprise by the enemy is mposeible. The credit of the expt-dition is dne to Gen, Gront, who took the responsibilityto make it without waiting for orders from heudquarters. It was made on inforrnalion that the rebels wore raovibg on Paducab; it has been entirely successful and ia upproved by General Fremont.

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Old News
Michigan Argus