5 edition of The Vicksburg Campaign found in the catalog.
The Vicksburg Campaign
Edwin C. Bearss
by American Society for Training & Development
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||769|
The Union victory at Gettysburg is widely considered the turning point of the Civil War but many scholars consider the capture of Vicksburg the decisive action. Building on a well-established body of literature—including the author’s previous work—this book provides a comprehensive narrative and single-volume reference work on the. The study of the Civil War in the Western Theater is more popular now than ever before, and the center of that interest is the months-long Vicksburg Campaign, which is the subject of National Park Historian Terrence J. Winschel's new book Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign, Vol 2.
The Vicksburg Campaign began in and finished with the Confederate surrender on July 4th, For over 18 months, various armies would maneuver throughout the western theater, and occassionally face each other on the battlefield. Both Union and Confederate armies realized the importance of Vicksburg, but it would take over half a year and. Vicksburg campaign, in the American Civil War, the fighting (Nov., –July, ) for control of the Mississippi River. The Union wanted such control in order to split the Confederacy and to restore free commerce to the politically important Northwest.
The Vicksburg Campaign, March 29– Add to Cart. Edited by Steven E. Woodworth and Charles D. Grear. $ Hardcover (Other formats: E-book) . "Authoritative, complete, engaging, and enjoyable Brings to the reader all the rich and crucial history of Ulysses S. Grant's Vicksburg campaign Vicksburg will become a Civil War standard." — Jonathan R. Allen "This is a magnificent book, certainly one .
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"Authoritative, complete, engaging, and enjoyable Brings to the reader all the rich and crucial history of Ulysses S. Grant's Vicksburg campaign Vicksburg will become a Civil War standard." -- Jonathan R. Allen, "This is a magnificent book, certainly one of the very best ever written about the Civil War/5(54).
Dr, Michael Ballard has written an excellent book on the Vicksburg Campaign. Ballard has had good mentors in his study of the Mississippi River City which fell to US Grant in July, He is has been guided by Terry Wenschel the National Park Chief Historian; read the Cited by: 7.
Dr, Michael Ballard has written an excellent book on the Vicksburg Campaign. Ballard has had good mentors in his study of the Mississippi River City which fell to US Grant in July, He is has been guided by Terry Wenschel the National Park Chief Historian; read the /5(28). The definitive study of the Vicksburg Campaign, by Edwin C, Bearss, Chief Historian Emeritus of the National Park Service.
My original set was destroyed (along with several other books) while waiting for my bookshelves in the study to be built, after moving into our new house/5. In addition to detailed coverage of the actual Siege of Vicksburg, the book also chronicles the battles at Jackson, Port Gibson, Raymond, Champions Hill, and Big Black Ridge.
Like the other volumes in the series, this one combines eyewitness accounts with maps, illustrations, and tour directions to illuminate the events for both tourists and arm-chair : The Hardcover of the Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy by Donald L.
Miller at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Brand: Simon & Schuster. Pitting Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman against John Pemberton and Joseph Johnston, the victorious Vicksburg Campaign helped revive a war-weary North, gave it absolute control of the Mississippi River, severed the western Confederacy from the East, and further constricted the South's ability to wage war as the Union drove ever deeper into its heartland/5.
“The fullest and best history of the Vicksburg campaign.” – James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom "While there have been many books written about Ulysses S.
Grant, no recent publication surpasses Miller’s work in terms of Released on: Octo The study of the Civil War in the Western Theater is more popular now than ever before, and the center of that interest is the months-long Vicksburg Campaign, which is the subject of National Park Historian Terrence J.
Winschel’s new book Triumph & Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign, Vol /5(6). Written by Terrence J. Winschel, Chief Historian of Vicksburg National Military Park and the author and editor of several books and dozens of articles on the Civil War, "Triumph and Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign" offers between its covers not one, not two, but ten, yes, that's right ten essays covering every major aspect of the Vicksburg Campaign, the Siege of Vicksburg and its surrender to Union forces led /5(8).
The Vicksburg Campaign: April July by David G. Martin. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The Vicksburg Campaign: April July ” as Want to Read: Want to Read.
saving/5. The Vicksburg Campaign November –July Strategic Setting The campaign for the control of Vicksburg was one of the most important contests in determining the outcome of the Civil War.
As President Abraham Lincoln observed, “Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket.”.
The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Vicksburg Campaign: Strategy, Battles and Key Figures by Kevin Dougherty at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Pages: This series of essays is an excellent introduction to the early days of the Vicksburg campaign.
Covering the first seven weeks this "maneuver segment" of the campaign laid the groundwork for the siege and capture of the "Gibralter of the Mississippi" helping lead to 4/5. This book is a discussion of the events surrounding the Confederate decision to conduct an offensive campaign into Pennsylvania as opposed to an alternative course of action of reinforcement against the Union siege of Vicksburg during the summer of Pages: "The Vicksburg Campaign is a must-read to understand Grant and the fall of' this southern stronghold." - The Journal of Southern History “This is a fine overview of several key elements of the Vicksburg campaign.
Anyone interested in the campaign should read this book”- Damon R. Eubank, Campbellsville University. From the PublisherPages: Vicksburg is the Key by William L. Shea Vicksburg: The Campaign that Opened the Mississippi by Michael B. Ballard Ninety-Eight Days by Warren Grabau and the winnah and all-time champion for coverage and detail.
On to Vicksburg. The Mississippi Central Railroad Campaign. On to Vicksburg!: The Mississippi Central Railroad Campaign addresses a too-little examined phase of Grant’s greater Vicksburg Campaign: His initial intent to take the “Gibraltar of the Mississippi” by going through Jackson, Mississippi, on the Mississippi Central Railroad.
Grant planned to use the Mississippi Central to take. The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Timothy B. Smith, Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg (El Dorado Hills: Savas Beatie LLC, ), Terrence Winschel, Triumph and Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign (El Dorado Hills: Savas Beatie LLC, ), Edwin C.
Bearss and J. Parker. The Campaign for Vicksburg THE CAMPAIGN FOR VICKSBURG An Ohioan named William Tecumseh Sherman called the Mississippi River the spinal column of the American nation. It was and is an apt description of the mighty stream that flows from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, down through the heartland of America.
The Campaign for Vicksburg. Vol. 1, Vicksburg is the Key. Dayton, OH: Morningside House, ISBN Bearss, Edwin C. The Campaign for Vicksburg. Vol. 2, Grant Strikes a Fatal Blow. Dayton, OH: Morningside House, ISBN Bearss, Edwin C. The Campaign for Vicksburg.
Vol. 3, Unvexed to the Sea. Dayton, OH: Morningside House, Location: In and around Vicksburg, Mississippi, 32°21′N .Vicksburg Campaign, campaign (–63) by Union forces during the American Civil War to take the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi, which lay on the east bank of the Mississippi River, halfway between Memphis (north) and New Orleans (south).
The capture of Vicksburg. Brings to the reader all the rich and crucial history of Ulysses S. Grant's Vicksburg campaign Vicksburg will become a Civil War standard." — Jonathan R. Allen "This is a magnificent book, certainly one of the very best ever written about the Civil War.
It has breadth and depth, and it is written in a way that makes the reader truly.