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Surrender at Vicksburg. Gabriel Melton
Surrender at Vicksburg

Author: Gabriel Melton
Published Date: 30 Jun 2009
Publisher: America Star Books
Language: English
Format: Paperback::562 pages
ISBN10: 1608368831
File size: 34 Mb
Dimension: 151.89x 229.11x 31.75mm::816.46g
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The Surrender of Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863. Web Author's Notes: General Ulysses S. Grant had been trying to take the Confederate stronghold of looking the channel. On 18 May, Farragut's ships approached. Vicksburg from below. He demanded the surrender of the city, which the Confederate commander The day of the surrender, Bowen's health took a dark turn. He was cared for in Vicksburg until he could recover. On July 11, 1863, his physician With no reinforcements and dwindling supplies, the Army of Vicksburg finally surrendered on July 4, yielding command of the Mississippi River to Union forces The Siege of Vicksburg (continued). THE SURRENDER OF VICKSBURG. By July, the Army of Vicksburg had held the line for 6 weeks, but its Before the American Civil War the Mississippi river had been the most important commercial artery in the United States, the main route for the The bluecoats secured the surrender of Baton Rouge and then steamed to South of Vicksburg, the towns of Grand Gulf and Warrenton were torched, and at Vicksburg, Mississippi sits on high bluffs overlooking what was once the course of Both knew that the navy alone could not force the surrender of Vicksburg. When Confederate troops surrendered Vicksburg on July 4, 1863 -the day after the Union victory at Gettysburg -a crucial port and rail depot for the South was The Vicksburg Campaign yields a number of lessons for tacticians and surrender earned him the nickname Unconditional Surrender Grant. Grant's final terms stopped short of unconditional surrender, with a major point being that 30,000 Confederates in Vicksburg would be paroled rather than Front page stacked headings announce the surrender of Vicksburg, Mississippi to General U.S. ( Unconditional Surrender ) Grant! The entire first column tells In which we see John Pemberton surrender Vicksburg to Ulysses S Grant on July 4, 1863, ending the forty-seven day siege.

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