On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1861

Historical Events


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General Ulysses S. Grant occupies Paducah, Kentucky

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant

1861 Highlights

About September 6, 1861

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo