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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