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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicksburg,_Mississippi

Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. It is located 234 miles (377 km) northwest of New Orleans on the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 miles (64 km) due west of Jackson, .... Yazoo River. Much of the city is on top of a high bluff on the east bank of the Mississippi River.

www.answers.com/Q/What_city_is_about_40_miles_east_of_Vicksburg_MS

Jackson, MS, the state capital, is about 40 miles due east of Vicksburg. ... of the American Civil War, the important city 40 miles east of Vicksburg, Mississippi, ...

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In the context of the American Civil War, the important city 40 miles east of Vicksburg, Mississippi, is Jackson. Capital of Mississippi and an important ...

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What important city is 40 miles east of Vicksburg ms? In the context of the American Civil War, the important city 40 miles east of Vicksburg, Mississippi, ...

www.historynet.com/battle-of-vicksburg

Facts about Battle Of Vicksburg (aka Siege Of Vicksburg), a major Civil War Battle during .... The city of Vicksburg would not celebrate the Fourth of July as a holiday ... John Pemberton's troops at Champion's Hill, 25 miles east of Vicksburg, Grant ..... At 5:30, with a shrill Rebel yell, about 40 Texans (with several late Alabama ...

wikitravel.org/en/Vicksburg

Vicksburg [6] is a city in Warren County, Mississippi, United States. ... on the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 miles (65 km) due west of Jackson, the state capital. ... Vicksburg is most famous as the location of a 47 day siege during the ... [7] in Jackson, about 50 miles east on I-20 (or a little more than 85 kilometers).

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-siege-of-vicksburg-commences

They met south of the city, and Grant crossed the river and entered Mississippi. ... Rebels in Jackson, the state capital that lay 40 miles east of Vicksburg. .... In a major victory for supporters of racial segregation, the U.S. Supreme Court rules ...

www.historyofwar.org/articles/wars_american_civil_war06_mississippi.html

May 1, 2006 ... The Mississippi had been the most important transport link in the United ... of the free population lived in New Orleans, the biggest city in the Confederacy. ... After Shiloh, Memphis was threatened by a Union army to the east and by .... at Vicksburg and Johnston at Jackson, the state capitol, 40 miles inland.

americancivilwar.com/campaigns/Vicksburg_Mississippi_Campaign.html

The May 16, 1863, fighting took place just 20 miles east of the river city, where the ... He sent Major General William T. Sherman down river from Memphis, but the ... forces in Mississippi at Jackson, the state capital, 40 miles east of Vicksburg.