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A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg

by Abrams, Alex. St. Clair

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Published by Intelligencer steam power presses in Atlanta, Georgia .
Written in English


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StatementBy A.S. Abrams ...
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p.,
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24594764M

In this elegant Civil War history, Miller meticulously details Ulysses S. Grant’s success on the yearlong campaign to take Vicksburg, Miss Miller’s enlightening chronology explains how the campaign established Union dominance on the western front despite Vicksburg’s natural bluffs, which aided the defending Confederate army as it waited desperately for relief that never came.   For a good one volume history of the Vicksburg Campaign, I recommend Ninety-Eight Days, A Geographers View of the Vicksburg Campaign by Warren E. Grabau. For a good history of what life was like for Vicksburg's residents during the war, I recommend Vicksburg A People At War, by Peter F. Walker.

Taken from the Confederate Military History. The Vicksburg Mine: Long before they made the "Crater" at Petersburg, they made a pretty big hole in the ground at Vicksburg. Right under the 3rd Louisiana Infantry! Vicksburg During the Siege: Just a great description of . Facts about Battle Of Vicksburg (aka Siege Of Vicksburg), a major Civil War Battle during the American Civil War. The Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, also called the Siege of Vicksburg, was the culmination of a long land and naval campaign by Union forces to capture a key strategic position during the American Civil ent Abraham Lincoln recognized the significance of the town.

This book is a fascinating study on the siege of Vicksburg. The chapters are well defined and easy to read with a closing chapter of photos and documents to give the reader additional understanding of the terrible struggle. The first hand accounts grip you as you begin the book and hold your interest to Cited by: 2.   The siege of Vicksburg on July 4, , was a significant battle of the United States Civil War and the culmination of one of the most brilliant military campaigns of the war.


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A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg by Abrams, Alex. St. Clair Download PDF EPUB FB2

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abrams, Alex. Clair (Alexander St. Clair). Full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg. Atlanta, Ga., Intelligencer steam power Presses, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Alex St Clair Abrams; Confederate States of America Collection (Library.

The Siege of Vicksburg ( July 4, ) was a decisive Union victory during the American Civil War () that divided the confederacy and. A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg Item Preview remove-circle A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg by Abrams, Alex.

Clair Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library copy in original printed wrappers. Full text of "A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg" See other formats. The Vicksburg guide moved this series from a single battle to a campaign encompassing several battles and a full siege.

This is a larger book and somewhat less detailed than the single battlefield guidebooks. The title of the book reflects this saying it is a guide to the Vicksburg Campaign not the battle of. Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History Emeritus at Lafayette College and author of ten books, including Vicksburg, and Masters of the Air, currently being made into a television series by Tom has hosted, coproduced, or served as historical consultant for more than thirty television documentaries and has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post Released on: Octo   A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg by A.

Abrams; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Mississippi Civil War,   Excerpt from A Full and Detailed History of the Siege of Vicksburg The author claims the right of knowing as much about the siege of Vicksburg as any one residing in that town, from the fact that he was at that point, in Company A, Withers' Light Artillery, as a private, when the first gun was fired in its defense, and served as such until the raising of the first : Alex; St.

Clair Abrams. Get this from a library. A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg. [Alex St Clair Abrams]. The siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, ) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil a series of maneuvers, Union Maj.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Mississippi, led by Lt.

Gen. John C. Pemberton, into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Location: Warren County, Mississippi. A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg (Abrams, A.

(Alexander St. Clair)) Family History Library Confederate soldiers buried at Vicksburg: Feburary [i.e. Vicksburg: Grants campaign that broke the Confederacy, by Donald A.

Miller (Simon and Schuster, ). The campaign down the Mississippi, which Miller argues was the most important and the capture of Vicksburg the decisive moment of the war/5. In ascending order of length/level of detail: Vicksburg is the Key by William L.

Shea Vicksburg: The Campaign that Opened the Mississippi by Michael B. Ballard Ninety-Eight Days by Warren Grabau and the winnah and all-time champion for coverage and detail. The Siege of Vicksburg was the end of a long series of battles in the western theatre of the Civil War called the Vicksburg Campaign.

The Union Army, led by General Grant, had won a number of battles against the Confederates pushing them back towards Vicksburg. They also captured the city of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi. Vicksburg campaign, in the American Civil War, the fighting (Nov., –July, ) for control of the Mississippi River.

The Union wanted such control in order to split the Confederacy and to restore free commerce to the politically important Northwest. What We Learned: from the Siege of Vicksburg Wade G.

Dudley In earlyGeneral Ulysses S. Grant, with help from the Western Gunboat Flotilla, captured Forts Henry and Donelson in Tennessee and then won a victory at Shiloh, allowing a Union siege of the Confederate bastion at Vicksburg, Miss.

Abrams, Alex. Clair. A full and detailed history of the siege of Vicksburg ().pdf Adams, Henry C. comp. Indiana at Vicksburg ().pdf Albert, Allen Diehl. History of the Forty-fifth regiment Pennsylvania veteran volunteer infantry, ().pdf Ambrose, D.

Lieb, History of the 7th Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, pdf. Title With Grant at Vicksburg: a boy's story of the siege of Vicksburg Contributor Names Otis, James, Vicksburg: The Bloody Siege That Turned the Tide of the Civil War.

By: This fictional recreation of the Battle of Shiloh in April is a stunning work of imaginative history, from Shelby Foote, beloved historian of the Civil War. The book is full of inaccuracies from the beginning.

I would not waist the money or the credits. The siege of Vicksburg, its approaches by Yazoo Pass and other routes Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), "Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the yearby S.

Goetzel & Co., in the Clerk's Office of. Vicksburg is the fifth volume in a series of historical novels spanning the Civil War featuring the Brannon family of Culpeper County, Virginia. The focus turns to the west and the Southern stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi, where Cory Brannon is working to keep the town supplied by wagon train and railroad from Texas.

Vicksburg is the key to the Mississippi River and the future of the.Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject.

Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart. Reset chart or continue zooming in. This graph charts editions published on this subject. After a long hiatus from making films, I had a school project where I needed to make a video about a battle in the Civil War.

This is the result.