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The siege of Vicksburg

Maria I. Johnston

The siege of Vicksburg

by Maria I. Johnston

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Published by Pratt Brothers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maria I. Johnston
    SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 2 (1851-1875), no. 1360
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination4 p. l., [13]-330 p.
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15162748M
    LC Control Number87564230

    Parker is the coauthor of Receding Tide, Vicksburg and Gettysburg, The Campaigns that Changed the Civil War. Parker also has published the Vicksburg Campaign Driving Guide and The Art of Commemoration–a book that reveals the symbolism and beauty of the commemorative memorialization at the Vicksburg park. Apr 01,  · For someone who wants to read about one of the most significant turning points of the Civil War, but not get buried in details, this book is perfect. Groom takes you back to and sets the stage for the siege of Vicksburg in this book.5/5(5).

    The Siege of Vicksburg is a collection of first-hand accounts of one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. Included in the book is the diary of the author, Osborn H. Oldroyd, a sergeant in the 20th Ohio Infantry, giving a thorough look at all aspects of life in the besieging army, from warfare itself to eating and entertainment.5/5. Jan 17,  · The Beleaguered City Vicksburg” by Shelby Foote. The Beleaguered City Vicksburg by Shelby Foote Follow the gifted Civil War historian Shelby Foote as he takes you through the desperate Siege of astonmartingo.com the dug in Confederate army holds out against great odds for 40 days until finally surrendering on The Fourth of July, just one day after the great Union victory up north at.

    The siege of Vicksburg on July 4, , was a significant battle of the United States Civil War, and the culmination of one of the most brilliant military campaigns of the war. Vicksburg was a fortress with a massive artillery located on a sharp bend in the Mississippi River. About Vicksburg, In this thrilling narrative history of the Civil War’s most strategically important campaign, Winston Groom describes the bloody two-year grind that started when Ulysses S. Grant began taking a series of Confederate strongholds in , climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg .


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Oct 05,  · The siege of Vicksburg was every bit as significant to the outcome of the war. The victorious Union commander, Major General Ulysses S. Grant, learned hard lessons assaulting Vicksburg, “the Confederate Gibraltar,” which he attempted to take or bypass no less than nine times, only to be foiled by the outnumbered, Northern-born Confederate commander, Lieutenant General John C 4/5(25).

Feb 20,  · The Siege of Vicksburg Paperback – October 1, by Richard Wheeler (Author)4/4(1). Jun 20,  · Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege contains critical and The siege of Vicksburg book information obtained from a bevy of primary sources, judging by the bibliography. Although Hoehling asserts that he gives time to both sides, most of the reports appear to me to come from those besieged within the astonmartingo.com by: 2.

The Siege of Vicksburg. This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process/5. A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg (A Novel of the Civil War): A Chain of Thunder (Paperback) - Common.

Apr 23,  · The book begins with Grant's successful crossing of his army from the western to eastern shore of the Mississippi River below Vicksburg after months of futile attempts to take the city from the north, then proceeds to adequately summarize the capture of Mississippi's capital, Jackson, and the decisive pre-siege Battle of Champion Hill (most excellently described in Timothy Smith's Champion /5().

"This is a magnificent book, certainly one of the very best ever written about the Civil War. It has breadth and depth, and it is written in a way that makes the reader truly understand not only the battle and siege of Vicksburg, not only the Civil War, but war itself." – John M.

Barry, author of Rising TideReleased on: October 29, A book that takes you through the entire battle of Vicksburg. From first a naval siege almost a year prior. You get a look once again at Grant's life before the war and also the battles leading up to this one/5.

Aug 20,  · The Siege of Vicksburg divided the Confederacy and proved the military genius of Union General Ulysses S. Grant (). Vicksburg was one. Turning west toward Vicksburg, Grant defeated Pemberton in successive battles (May 16, 17) at Champion's Hill and at the bridge over the Big Black River, forcing him back into Vicksburg.

After two unsuccessful attempts at storming the city's fortifications, Grant opened siege. Apr 23,  · The book begins with Grant's successful crossing of his army from the western to eastern shore of the Mississippi River below Vicksburg after months of futile attempts to take the city from the north, then proceeds to adequately summarize the capture of Mississippi's capital, Jackson, and the decisive pre-siege Battle of Champion Hill (most excellently described in Timothy Smith's Champion Cited by: 1.

In A Chain of Thunder, the action shifts to the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi. There, in the vaunted “Gibraltar of the Confederacy,” a siege for the ages will cement the reputation of one Union general—and all but seal the fate of the rebel cause.

In Mayafter months of hard and bitter combat, /5. This is a very, very fascinating book about the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War. It's told by focusing on three children who were involved in one way or another in the siege.

One is Lucy, who is ten, and who comes from a rather rich family. Another is Willie, who is eleven, and whose father is a minister.4/5. The Park Stores have an extensive collection of books covering all aspects of the siege of Vicksburg, including troop tactics, the overall campaign for Vicksburg, biographies on leaders, the civilians of Vicksburg, African Americans, and the era of Reconstruction following the Civil War.

Page 80 - This was the nearest approach to a "council of war" I ever held. Against the general, and almost unanimous judgment of the council I sent the following letter: In conformity with agreement of this afternoon, I will submit the following proposition for the surrender of the City of Vicksburg.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser Brand: Folly Cove Our Battle of Vicksburg page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, helpful web links, recommended books, and more on this important Civil War battle in Mississippi.

Learn more about Grant's victorius Vicksburg campaign. Jan 01,  · The book and her bibliography reflect her attention to detail about the siege of Vicksburg and the period in general. Not quite meaty enough for me but I think it will be great for my students. I look forward to reading more of Rinaldi's work/5.

For the civilian population of Vicksburg, the siege was a grim and harrowing experience. Ordered to evacuate the city or prepare to face siege, many of the townspeople preferred to remain and share the fate of the army.

They were joined by refugees accompanying the Confederate retreat into the city. The Vicksburg campaign usually refers to Grant's operations against the city beginning in November/December This book takes a broader scope of the campaign, including operations on the Mississippi (not all of them against Vicksburg) before Grant/5.

The Army of Vicksburg, at the beginning of the siege, numbered about 31, men, of which Pemberton listed 18, effectives as available to man his defense line.

Grant gave his strength, shortly after the siege began, as 50, effectives; his army was steadily enlarged during the siege .Vicksburg The Bloody Siege that Turned the Tide of the Civil War.

by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. WALL STREET JOURNAL review: "In Vicksburg: The Bloody Siege That Turned the Tide of the Civil War," Samuel W. Mitcham Jr, a retired professor and prolific chronicler of World War II, re-examines the struggle, making clear at the outset his mission.'Here,' he says, 'the Rebel side will be told'.May 24,  · A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg by Jeff Shaara Inthe United States began commemorating the th anniversary of the Civil War.