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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments


Chapter 1: Beyond the Rubicon: The Union Army Secures Its Beachhead on Mississippi Soil

Chapter 2: Blitzkrieg: Grant Style

Chapter 3: The National Colors Are Restored O'er the Capitol

Chapter 4: John A. McClernand: Fighting Politician

Chapter 5: Companion to the Fishes: The Saga of the Gunboat Cincinnati

Chapter 6: The Lords of Vicksburg

Chapter 7: "I Am Too Late:" Joseph E. Johnston and the Army of Relief

Chapter 8: "No Longer A Point of Danger:" The Siege of Jackson

Chapter 9: Crucial to the Outcome: Vicksburg and the Trans-Mississippi Supply Line

Chapter 10: Stephen D. Lee and the Making of an American Shrine