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Guide to the Vicksburg Campaign (U.S. Army War College Guides to Civil War Battles)

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In the same week that Union forces triumphed at Gettysburg, they also captured the river fortress at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Although much less memorialized than Gettysburg, the fall of Vicksburg was every bit as crucial to the Union cause.

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations

Preface

How to Use This Book

Introduction

Part I: The Vicksburg Campaign

The Strategic Situation

1. Fortress Vicksburg

2. Grant Takes Command

3. "A Perfect Concert of Action"

4. Operations West of the River

5. Operations along Yazoo Pass and Fort Pemberton

6. Running the Batteries

7. Grierson's Raid

8. Operations below Vicksburg

9. Battle of Port Gibson

10. Evolution of Operational Plan

11. Grant's Indirect Approach

12. The Battle of Champion Hill

13. Generals at Odds

14. The Siege

15. The Fall of Vicksburg

Part II: Driving Tour of the Vicksburg Campaign

Phase 1: Winter 1862-63 Operations

-Stop 1, Chickasaw Bayou

-Stop 2, Grant's Canal

Phase 2: Isolating Vicksburg

-Stop 1, Running the Batteries/Deception Operations

Operational Sites:

-Stop 1, Steele's Bayou, Black Bayou, Deer Creek

-Stop 2, Deer Creek

-Stop 3, Fort Pemberton

Phase 3: The Union Army Crosses into Mississippi

-Stop 1, Grand Gulf

-Stop 2, Bruinsburg/Point Lookout

-Stop 3, Shaifer House

-Stop 4, Magnolia Church

-Stop 5, Battle of Raymond

-Stop 6, Champion Hill

-Stop 7, The South Wing of the Champion Hill Battle

-Stop 8, Engagement at the Big Black River Bridge

Part III: Driving Tour of the Vicksburg Siege Lines

-Stop 1, The Confederate Defenses—The Great Redoubt

-Stop 2, Secon Texas Lunette

-Stop 3, Railroad Redoubt

-Stop 4A, Fort Garrott

-Stop 4B, Hovey's Approach

-Stop 5, Grant's Problems with McClernand

-Stop 6, Artillery in Union Siege Operations

-Stop 7, Third Louisiana Redan

-Stop 8A, Attack on the Stockade Redan

-Stop 8B, Defense of the Stockade Redan

-Stop 9, General Grant in Command

-Stop 10, Sherman's Corps in the Siege

-Stop 11A, Naval Operations during the Siege

-Stop 11B, Naval Operations (continued): The USS Cairo

-Stop 12, Confederate Defenses on the Mississippi River

-Stop 13, The Confederate Surrender

Optional Site, South Fort

Appendix: Order of Battle, United States Army and Confederate States Army, May 18-July 4, 1863

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780700609222
Editor:
Fullenkamp, Leonard
Editor:
Luvaas, Jay
Editor:
Fullenkamp, Leonard
Editor:
Luvaas, Jay
Editor:
Bowman, Stephen
Author:
Bowman, Stephen
Author:
Luvaas, Jay
Author:
Fullenkamp, Leonard
Editor:
Bowman, Stephen
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Historic sites
Subject:
Vicksburg (Miss.) History Siege, 1863.
Subject:
Vicksburg National Military Park (Miss.)
Subject:
US History-1800 to Civil War
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Series:
U.S. Army War College Guides to Civil War Battles
Publication Date:
19981231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.72x5.82x1.26 in. 1.56 lbs.

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