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Vicksburg besieged / edited by Steven E. Woodworth and Charles D. Grear.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library E 475.27 .V534 2020 30775305555923 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780809337835
  • ISBN: 0809337835
  • Physical Description: xi, 182 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction / Charles D. Grear -- "By Hazard and by Spasms": Grant and his Staff at the Siege of Vicksburg / Andrew S. Bledsoe -- "Standing on the Banks": African American Troops in the Vicksburg Campaign / Scott L. Stabler and Martin J. Hershock -- Plying the Deadly Trade: The Sharpshooters' War at the Siege of Vicksburg / Jonathan M. Steplyk -- Nights at Vicksburg / Steven E. Woodworth -- Andrew Hickenlooper and the Vicksburg Mines / Justin S. Solonick -- Community Besieged: Civilians of the Vicksburg Campaign / John J. Gaines -- Mournful Melodies: Louisianans Played the Swan Song of the Army of Relief / Richard H. Holloway -- "West of the Mississippi to Us Is Nearly a Sealed Book": Trans-Mississippians and the Fall of Vicksburg / Charles D. Grear.
Summary, etc.:
"Ranging in scope from military to social history, this book examines formal siege operations, sharpshooting, night raids in no-man's-land, the experience of Vicksburg civilians, and other military operations connected with the final phase of the long struggle for control of the great Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Vicksburg (Miss.) > History > Siege, 1863.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Campaigns.

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