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The Vicksburg Campaign

Terrence J. Winschel

Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-932714-04-3
eBook: 978-1-61121-004-0
On Sale: December 2006

Foreword by Edwin C. Bearss, Chief Historian Emeritus, National Park Service

Photos, illus., maps, biblio., index, and d.j.

Now available in paper for the first time. Ten fascinating chapters on the complex and decisive campaign to capture the city of Vicksburg and sever the Confederacy in two.


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Includes author signed bookplate!


Table of Contents

1. Unvexed to the Sea: An Overview of the Vicksburg Campaign

2. The Only Viable Option: Grant's March Through Louisiana

3. Playing Smash With the Railroads: The Story of Grierson's Raid

4. The Inland Campaign Begins: The Battle of Port Gibson

5. Disaster and Disgrace: John C. Pemberton and the Battle of Champion Hill

6. The First Honor at Vicksburg: The 1st Battalion, 13th United States Infantry

7. Spades are Trump: Siege Operations

8. Shut Up As If In a Trap: Citizens Under Siege

9. To Rescue Gibraltar: Efforts of the Trans-Mississippi Confederates to Relieve Fortress Vicksburg

10. Triumph and Defeat: Vicksburg Surrenders


Terrence Winschel

Terrence Winschel is the Chief Historian of Vicksburg National Military Park and the author or editor of several books and dozens of articles on the Civil War. He lives with his family in Vicksburg... Read More...

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