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The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Michael B. Ballard


From the first Union attack on Vicksburg in the spring of 1862 through Benjamin Grierson’s last raid through Mississippi in late 1864 and early 1865, this book traces the campaigns, fighting, and causes and effects of armed conflict in central and North Mississippi, where major campaigns were waged and fighting occurred. It discusses the key military engagements in chronological order. The book begins with a prologue covering mobilization and other events leading up to the first military action within the state’s borders. It then covers all of the major military operations, including the campa ... More

Keywords: Union attack, siege of Vicksburg, Benjamin Grierson, Mississippi, armed conflict, military engagements, mobilization, military action, military operations, minority troops

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781604738421
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael B. Ballard, author