The Vicksburg Campaign: April 1862-July 1863

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Maps
Major Battles in the Mississippi Valley 1862-1863 15
Grant's First Movements Against Vicksburg 75
Grant's Final Drive 101
The Siege of Vicksburg 18 May - 4 July 63121
Siege of Port Hudson 27 May - 9 July 63170

Sidebars
Grant's Generals 18
Confederate Generals 20
The War Eagle 22
Women in the War 34
Jefferson Davis and the Vicksburg Campaign 47
Grant's Horses 48
The River War in 1863 48
The Saga of the U.S.S. Cairo 63
U.S. Grant 65
That Devil Forrest 81
Heavy Artillery 93
Grierson's Raid 113
J.E. Johnston, Military Enigma 113
The Defender of Vicksburg 130
The People of Vicksburg 131
Grant's Drinking Problem 146
Siege Songs 149
Rations 151
The Other Sherman 186
"Napoleon" P. Banks 186
The Prohibition General 188
Zouaves 190
Confederate Cannons at Vicksburg 201
River Batteries 201
Summary of Causualties 202
Grant's Losses 202
Summary of Troops Surrendered 203
Battlefield Parks 207
Vicksburg Battle Monuments 208

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  • Great Campaign Series *
  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Maps 6
  • Sidebars 6
  • Preface to the Series 7
  • Introduction 9
  • Chapter I - First Threats 11
  • Chapter II - The Fall of New Orleans 25
  • Chapter III - The Threat Becomes Real 37
  • Chapter IV - The Saga of the Arkansas 53
  • Chapter V - Grant Takes Command 69
  • Chapter VI - Grant the Relentless 83
  • Chapter VII - Grant's Final Drive 99
  • Chapter VIII - Vicksburg: the First Assaults 119
  • Chapter IX - The Siege 137
  • Chapter X - The Vicksburg Mine 155
  • Chapter XI - Port Hudson 165
  • Chapter XII - The Surrender 193
  • Epilogue 205
  • Bibliography 211
  • Orders of Battle 217
  • Index 231
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