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  1. The Civil War Comes to Vicksburg The American Civil War was fought over several years and several battlegrounds across the country, but the Siege of Vicksburg is one of the most notable. After holding the city for 47 days, Confederate Lt. General John C. Pemberton surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on July 4, 1863.

  2. May 18, 2022 · Thanks Chris — what a great little series … i did the V’Burg campaign with the Army War College a few years back …the nice thing about V’Burg is the entire campaign is in a relatively small geographic area — very doable in a 2-3 days … and it was a joint (army-navy) operation.

  3. The US American Civil War was the greatest war in American history. 3 million fought - 600,000 paid the ultimate price for freedom. And a war for freedom it was. The desire for freedom traveled deeper than the color of skin and farther than the borders of any state.

  4. Jul 03, 2019 · The Union Army employed hundreds of generals during the Civil War. This gallery provides an overview of several of the key Union generals who contributed to the Union's cause and helped guide its armies to victory. Irvin McDowell. Dates: October 15, 1818-May 10, 1885; State: Ohio; Highest Rank Attained: Major General

  5. A National Historic Landmark and Vicksburg's Crown Jewel, the museum is filled with items of historical and cultural significance from pre-Columbian artifacts to fine portraits, furniture, china, silver, toys, tools, clothing, and one of the largest collections of Civil War memorabilia in the South.

  6. Here Brothers Fought is the compelling story of the Siege of Vicksburg - a decisive event in the Civil War, splitting the South in two. This is the National Park Service theater presentation at Vicksburg National Military Park. The Park commemorates the campaign, siege, and defense of Vicksburg.

  7. Feb 01, 2020 · Civil War Photos / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain On April 12, 1861, the war began when Brig. Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard opened fire on Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor forcing its surrender. In response to the attack, President Lincoln called for 75,000 volunteers to suppress the rebellion.

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