Union General Ulysses S. Grant issues Order No. 11, expelling all Jews from the area under the control of the Army’s Department of Tennessee. Grant contends that Jewish merchants are trading with Confederate soldiers. The order is eventually overturned by President Abraham Lincoln after some Jews from Paducah, KY intervene, meeting with the President.
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