The Siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, 1863) was the final major military action
in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. In a series of maneuvers ...
Our Battle of Vicksburg page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, helpful
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The heavily fortified city of Vicksburg is the gateway to the Mississippi River. To
force surrender, Ulysses S. Grant holds the rebel forces under siege for six ...
On this day in History, The siege of Vicksburg commences on May 18, 1863.
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Vicksburg. Other Names: None. Location: Warren County. Campaign: Grant's
Operations against Vicksburg (1863). Date(s): May 18-July 4, 1863. Principal ...
Apr 19, 2014 ... The Battle of Vicksburg was fought in 1863 for control of the Confederate citadel
of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The fall of Vicksburg is regarded as ...
Vicksburg During the Civil War (1862-1863): A Campaign; A Siege ... When
Vicksburg fell to Union troops on July 4, 1863, the Confederacy lost its last
chance to ...
The Siege of Vicksburg, 1863 ... On May 19, 1863, Union General Ulysses S.
Grant attacked Vicksburg--a direct assault with intent to take over the city.
One of the Union's top military objectives was to gain control of the Mississippi
River, and thereby split the Confederacy in two. General Ulysses S. Grant took up
Battle Description, Short description of the events leading to the surrender of ...
Vicksburg During the Siege, Just a great description of what it was like inside the