Vicksburg (The Civil War Battle Series, Book 5) ePub download
by James Reasoner
- ISBN: 158182372X
- ISBN13: 978-1581823721
- ePub: 1968 kb | FB2: 1153 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Genre Fiction
- Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing (February 1, 2004)
- Pages: 399
- Rating: 4.9/5
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The siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, 1863) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War. In 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. John C. Pemberton, into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Book in the The Civil War Battle Series Series). 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 Confederacy.
The American Civil War Battle Series by author James Reasoner is a ten volume series of historical novels about the American Civil War. The series centers on the fictional Brannon family, which resides in Culpeper, Virginia, a village and county in . .
Each novel in Reasoner's series revolves around a Civil War major battle or campaign.
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The Siege of Vicksburg divided the Confederacy and proved the military .
The Siege of Vicksburg divided the Confederacy and proved the military genius of Union General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85). Vicksburg was one of the Union’s most successful campaigns of the war. Although General Ulysses S. Grant’s first attempt to take the city failed in the winter of 1862-63, he renewed his efforts in the spring. In three weeks, Grant’s men marched 180 miles, won five battles and captured some 6,000 prisoners. Did you know? After the residents of Vicksburg dug over 500 caves in the hills around the city and began living in them, Union soldiers started to refer to the town as "Prairie Dog Village.
Vicksburg is the fifth in a ten-book series spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one Southern family. 6 22 5 Kirjailija: James Reasoner Lukija: Lloyd James. Saatavilla äänikirjana. Vicksburg is the fifth in a ten-book series spanning the Civil War and describing its effects on one Southern family. In the waning months of 1862, as 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 Vicksburg's defenses.
Before the start of the Civil War, Vicksburg was a very prosperous and sophisticated town
Before the start of the Civil War, Vicksburg was a very prosperous and sophisticated town. The city was a busy center of trade, the wharves were crowded with boats carrying many kinds of goods and commodities. It was sophisticated enough to have a Shakespeare repertory company, a municipal orchestra and the courthouse was made in Greek revival style. Grant’s long campaign to capture Vicksburg on the Mississippi was one of the most important series of connected battles during the Civil War. As long as the Confederacy controlled the great river, it could prevent the Union from bring its full weight to bear against Lee in Virginia.