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6 edition of Vicksburg found in the catalog.

Vicksburg

sentinels of stone

by Timothy T. Isbell

  • 45 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vicksburg (Miss.),
  • Vicksburg National Military Park (Miss.),
  • United States,
  • Mississippi,
  • Vicksburg National Military Park
    • Subjects:
    • Soldiers" monuments -- Mississippi -- Vicksburg National Military Park -- Pictorial works.,
    • Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863.,
    • Vicksburg National Military Park (Miss.) -- Pictorial works.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Timothy T. Isbell.
      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE475.27 .I83 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3415991M
      ISBN 101578068401
      LC Control Number2005032207
      OCLC/WorldCa62290504

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“A superb account” (The Wall Street Journal) of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg/5(54). Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History Emeritus at Lafayette College and author of ten books, including Vicksburg, and Masters of the Air, currently being made into a television series by Tom software-comparativo.com has hosted, coproduced, or served as historical consultant for more than thirty television documentaries and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post Released on: October 29, The siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, ) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil software-comparativo.com a series of maneuvers, Union Maj.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Mississippi, led by Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton, into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Location: Vicksburg book County, Mississippi.

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Nearly a year passed before Adm. David. Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, MS. 25, likes · 1, talking about this · 65, were here. Vicksburg National Military Park preserves and interprets the Vicksburg Campaign and siege Followers: 25K.

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Grant planned to use the Mississippi Central to take his army to Jackson before pivoting to his right and heading west toward Vicksburg, pinning it to the Mississippi River. This book covers the full extent of Grant’s efforts, ending with the fall of Vicksburg on July 4.

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Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the last stronghold of the Confederacy on the Mississippi River. It prevented the Union from using the river for shipping between the Union-controlled Midwest and New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico.

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The Campaign for Vicksburg: THE CAMPAIGN FOR VICKSBURG. An Ohioan named William Tecumseh Sherman called the Mississippi River the spinal column of the American nation. It was and is an apt description of the mighty stream that flows from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, down through the heartland of America.

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Our Battle of Vicksburg page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, helpful web links, recommended books, and more on this important Civil War battle in Mississippi. Learn more about Grant's victorius Vicksburg campaign. Oct 26,  · Miller subtitles his book “Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy.” If the book has a hero, it’s onetime St.

Louis resident Ulysses S. Grant. Vicksburg had all the intensity a. Apr 20,  · Vicksburg, brings the battles and the protagonists of this struggle to life: we see Grant in all his grim determination, Sherman with his feistiness and talent for war, and Confederate leaders from Jefferson Davis to Joe Johnston to John Pemberton.

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