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The Vicksburg Campaign, March 29-May 18 1863

The Vicksburg Campaign, March 29-May 18 1863( )
Editor: Woodworth, Steven E.
Grear, Charles D.
Contribution by: Ballard, Michael B.
Dossman, Stephen Nathaniel
Feis, William B.
Frawley, Jason M.
Hills, J. Parker
Joiner, Gary D.
Lundberg, John R.
Schmelzer, Paul L.
Smith, Timothy B.
Series title:Civil War Campaigns in the Heartland Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Southern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $32.50
Book Description:

Ulysses S. Grant's ingenious campaign to capture the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River was one of the most decisive events of the Civil War and one of the most storied military expeditions in American history. The ultimate victory at Vicksburg effectively cut the Confederacy in two, gave control of the river to Union forces, and delivered a devastating blow from which the South never fully recovered. Editors Steven E. Woodworth and Charles D. Grear have...
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Steven E. Woodworth was born on January 28, 1961. He received a B.A. in history from Southern Illinois University in 1982 and a Ph.D. from Rice University in 1987. He is a professor of history at Texas Christian University and an expert on the Civil War. He has written a number of books on the topic including Jefferson Davis and His Generals: The Failure of Confederate Command in the West, While God Is Marching On: The Religious World of Civil War Soldiers, Nothing but Victory: The Army of the Tennessee 1861-1865, Manifest Destinies: Westward Expansion and the Civil War, and This Great Struggle: America's Civil War.


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