Vicksburg 1863: Grant Clears the Mississippi (Campaign, Volume 26)

Vicksburg 1863: Grant Clears the Mississippi (Campaign, Volume 26)

Alan Hankinson


The 1863 Vicksburg crusade was once to end up decisive to the end result of the yank Civil warfare. often called the 'Gibraltar of the West', Vicksburg was once the final accomplice stronghold at the Mississippi River. In a masterly crusade supply used riverboats and steamers to land his military south of town. He then defeated the armies of Generals 'Joe' Johnston and John C. Pemberton. Pemberton allowed his strength to turn into bottled up in Vicksburg and after an epic 47-day siege he used to be pressured to give up the remnants of his strength to furnish on four July 1863, someday after Lee's defeat at Gettysburg.

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