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In this thrilling narrative history of the Civil War’s most strategically important campaign, Winston Groom describes the bloody two-year grind that started when Ulysses S. Grant began taking a series of Confederate strongholds in 1861, climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg two years later. For Grant and the Union it was a crucial success that captured the Mississippi River, divided the South in half, and set the stage for eventual victory. Vicksburg, 1863 brings the battles and the protagonists of this struggle to life: we see Grant in all his grim determination, Sherman with his feistiness and talent for war, and Confederate leaders from Jefferson Davis to Joe Johnston to John Pemberton. It is an epic account by a masterful writer and historian.

About the Author

Winston Groom is the author of fourteen previous books, including Patriotic Fire, Shrouds of Glory, Forrest Gump, and Conversations with the Enemy (with Duncan Spencer), which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He lives with his wife and daughter in Point Clear, Alabama.

 

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307276773
Author:
Groom, Winston
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
United States - State & Local - South
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Civil War Library
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 PP. BandW; 7 MAPS
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7.95 x 5.1 x 1 in 1 lb

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