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Vicksburg (Audiofy Digital Audiobook Chips)
2003 by Audiofy/Blackstone .
Written in English
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"This is a magnificent book, certainly one of the very best ever written about the Civil War. It has breadth and depth, and it is written in a way that makes the reader truly understand not only the battle and siege of Vicksburg, not only the Civil War, but war itself." -- /5(54).
“A superb account” (The Wall Street Journal) of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S. Grant the most important general of the ed on: Octo Of course the battle of Gettysburg is the pinnacle of the war to many but few know much about the other book end that marks the turning point of the war.
This book will do a good job of opening the window on what happened at Vicksburg on that July 4th of What a superb combined land/naval effort went on in the West/5(26). The astonishing story of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S.
Grant the most important general of the war/5. Nearly a year passed before Adm. David Farragut’s fleet captured New Orleans, but Vicksburg, on a high bluff, refused to surrender despite several naval bombardments. Mostly, the author recounts Ulysses Grant’s drive south, an operation that made him a national hero.
Eminently readable and scrupulously researched, Michael B. Ballard's Vicksburg: The Campaign That Opened the Mississippi is not only the best account available of that pivotal event, but also one of the finest Civil War campaign studies ever by: 7. Reading Vicksburg is like spending a couple of evenings alone with Groom as he tells you a story dear to his heart.
It is intimate, quirky, utterly fascinating and, ultimately, deeply personal/5(). A vivid, well-crafted history of the final campaign for Vicksburg. Grooms book is more of an overview, and he includes all of the relevant context regarding the war, the political situation, and even finance.
Groom argues that Vicksburg was the most significant battle of the war but never returns to this argument in his text/5. © Lorelei Books • Washington St., Vicksburg, MS • • [email protected] • Site by Front Porch Fodder[email protected] • Site by. 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.4/5. Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the last stronghold of the Confederacy on the Mississippi River.
It prevented the Union from using the river for shipping between the Union-controlled Midwest and New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico. The Union navy tried to take Vicksburg, which sat on a high bluff overlooking the river, but couldn’t do it/5(7). Grant planned to use the Mississippi Central to take his army to Jackson before pivoting to his right and heading west toward Vicksburg, pinning it to the Mississippi River.
This book covers the full extent of Grant’s efforts, ending with the fall of Vicksburg on July 4, The taking of Vicksburg, Miss., on July 4,by Ulysses S. Grant’s Army of the Tennessee, was a smaller campaign, if measured by the number of troops involved and the number of.
Denny's Books & Antiques - Vicksburg, Michigan - Rated 5 based on 2 Reviews "Had a good time today at Denny's Books & Antiques. I bought some good 5/5(2). Ann Rinaldi's latest novel for young readers takes place during the Civil War in Mississippi during the day Siege of Vicksburg in Claire Louise Corbet has always lived with her family in a large house with her family and many servants.
Her father is brisk and stern but cares for his family/5. The Park Stores have an extensive collection of books covering all aspects of the siege of Vicksburg, including troop tactics, the overall campaign for Vicksburg, biographies on leaders, the civilians of Vicksburg, African Americans, and the era of Reconstruction following the Civil War.
The Siege of Vicksburg ( July 4, ) was a decisive Union victory during the American Civil War () that divided the confederacy and.
Vicksburg, 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.4/4(24). Our Battle of Vicksburg page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, helpful web links, recommended books, and more on this important Civil War battle in Mississippi. Learn more about Grant's victorius Vicksburg campaign.
Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the last stronghold of the Confederacy on the Mississippi River. It prevented the Union from using the river for shipping between the Union-controlled Midwest and New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico.
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We offer many services including an online catalog, various learning programs, multiple research tools, a vast collection of books, and so much more. 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 Location: Warren County, Mississippi.
Continuing the series that began with A Blaze of Glory, Jeff Shaara returns to chronicle another decisive chapter in America’s long and bloody Civil War.
In A Chain of Thunder, the action shifts to the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi/5(51). Virtual Business Listings App Brings It All Together Enjoy the best of what Vicksburg, Mississippi has to offer all on one app!. Listing your business on the Virtual Business Listing’s app is the easiest way to for residents and the thousands of visitors to Mississippi to find your business without searcthing online and missing that you exist and what you have to offer.
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. Groom's book should help serve to refocus attention to the major and hard fought Union victory of July 4, at Vicksburg from the still headline battle of the same time, Gettysburg.
While the few bloody days at Gettysburg remain the subject of enormous public attention, Vicksburg is the campaign (and Grant the general) that determined the 5/5(5).
Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Vicksburg, MS. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. "Vicksburg," Book 5 in James Reasoner's Civil War Battle Series continues the Soap Opera saga about the Brannon Family, this time around focusing on wandering son Cory and the Western Theater of the war.
Most of the action happens concurrently with some of the events covered in the previous volume, "Chancellorsville" and I assume the next book /5(4). Vicksburg, situated on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, has played an important role in the state's history, from its heroic participation in the War Between the States to its continued contributions to Mississippi's churches, architecture, cotton farming, and industrial markets.
Today a modern city, Vicksburg still embraces its Southern charm with its shady, tree-lined brick. Vicksburg is the fifth book in a series of novels spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one southern family. In the waning months ofas the Union army advances closer and closer, Cory Brannon must abandon the supply train to undertake a vital mission for Confederate General John Pemberton, the commander in charge of.
In this elegant Civil War history, Miller (Masters of the Air) meticulously details Ulysses S. Grant’s success on the yearlong campaign to take Vicksburg, Miss., “the last obstacle facing Uni. Vicksburg Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy (Book): Miller, Donald L.: "The astonishing story of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S.
Grant the most important general of the war. Vicksburg. Vicksburg, 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/5(5). Small library, big experience. Michigan Avenue Vicksburg, Michigan Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] 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.
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Continuing the trilogy that began with A Blaze of Glory, New York Times best-selling author Jeff Shaara returns to chronicle another decisive chapter in America’s long and bloody Civil War.
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