The Siege of Vicksburg

The Siege of Vicksburg

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by Richard Wheeler
     
 

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It took seven months, but the Union Army ultimately did the Confederacy in at Vicksburg. After repeated assaults, Grant finally found an opening virtually behind Confederacy lines.

Vicksburg's surrender brought with it control of the Mississippi, and with control of the river, the Union had but to close its fist.

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It took seven months, but the Union Army ultimately did the Confederacy in at Vicksburg. After repeated assaults, Grant finally found an opening virtually behind Confederacy lines.

Vicksburg's surrender brought with it control of the Mississippi, and with control of the river, the Union had but to close its fist.

"Intelligent and informative...worth a thousand Matthew Brady photographs." (San Francisco Chronicle)

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ISBN-13:
9780060974145
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/28/1991
Edition description:
1st HarperPerennial ed
Pages:
272

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