Civil War Battles of Kentucky – Legends of America
The campaign consisted of two battles, one in Paducah, Kentucky, and the other at Fort Pillow, Tennessee. Paducah (March 25, 1864) – This battle took place in McCracken County as part of Forrest’s Expedition into West Tennessee and Kentucky. In March 1864, Confederate Major General Nathan B. Forrest set out from Columbus, Mississippi, with fewer than 3,000 men on a multipurpose expedition to recruit, reoutfit, and disperse Union troops from the area of West Tennessee and Kentucky.
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