By Kevin Dougherty
The motion is traced from Farragut’s failed navy-only efforts to circumvent town, via Grant’s botched sequence of canal schemes, to his wonderful sequence of maneuvers that left Pemberton and his garrison besieged for greater than forty days. Key Union and accomplice avid gamers are pointed out and the strategic conditions that made Vicksburg the lynchpin of the Western Theater are defined. Appendices contain information regarding Vicksburg nationwide army Park, the Federal and accomplice Orders of conflict and the Medal of Honor at Vicksburg.
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The Vicksburg Campaign: Strategy, Battles and Key Figures by Kevin Dougherty