Civil War Series
3:57 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Vicksburg

In part 44 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that the most important city on the Mississippi to the Confederate cause was Vicksburg. However, the events there in July 1863 showed that Lee’s army was running out of manpower and time.

Battle of Vicksburg
Battle of Vicksburg
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