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The Civil War in MississippiMajor Campaigns and Battles$
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Michael B. Ballard

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781604738421

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.001.0001

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Final Battles and Siege

(p.139) 6 Vicksburg
The Civil War in Mississippi

Michael B. Ballard

University Press of Mississippi

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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