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Vicksburg

Vicksburg

Final Battles and Siege

Chapter:
(p.139) 6 Vicksburg
Source:
The Civil War in Mississippi
Author(s):
Michael B. Ballard
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.003.0007

This chapter describes the Union’s continued campaign to take Vicksburg. These Grant’s path across Mississippi from March 31 to July 5, 1863; the battle of Port Gibson on May 1, 1863; the battle of Raymond on May 12, 1863; the battle of Jackson on May 14, 1863; the battle of Champion Hill on May 16, 1863; the battle of Big Black River on May 17, 1863; and the siege of Vicksburg from May 23 to July 4, 1863.

Keywords:   Grant, Confederates, Union, Port Gibson, Raymond, Jackson, Champion Hill, Big Black River

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