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The Vicksburg Campaign began in 1862 and ended with the Confederate surrender on July 4, 1863. With the loss of Confederate general John C. Pemberton’s army after the siege at Vicksburg and a Union victory at Port Hudson five days later, the Union controlled the entire Mississippi River and the Confederacy was split in half.
The Battle of Vicksburg was a decisive Union victory during the American Civil War that divided the Confederacy and cemented the reputation of Union General Ulysses S. Grant. Union forces waged a...
To Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Vicksburg was the "nailhead that holds the South's two halves together." President Abraham Lincoln remarked "Vicksburg is the key" to victory, and could be the north's lifeline into the south. As the federals closed in on the Fortress City, they were met by a ring of forts with over 170 cannon.
Vicksburg offers a wide assortment of dining options. With over 115 restaurants we can tempt any palate. We offer anything from elegant seated dinners at a historic home to breezy outdoor dining at a rooftop restaurant with 360-degree views of our historic downtown and riverfront.
Vicksburg is the only city in, and the county seat of, Warren County, Mississippi, United States. It is located 234 miles (377 km) northwest of New Orleans at the confluence of the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 miles (64 km) due west of Jackson, the state capital.
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Today, Vicksburg National Military Park is home to over 1,300 monuments, tablets, and markers, earning the title of The largest Outdooor Art Gallery in the World. State Monuments : Many of the states who sent troops to fight at Vicksburg have erected monuments and memorials in their honor.
The Vicksburg Police Department released its first statement about the case to The Post on Monday afternoon. Deputy Chief Mike Bryant said that the investigation, which is taking place among...
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. Gen. John C. Pemberton , into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi .
VICKSBURG, Miss. — A 13-year-old boy was killed, and two others were injured in a shooting in Vicksburg, police said. The Vicksburg Daily News reported police were called to Speed and Washington streets at about 11:50 p.m. Monday after someone reported shots being fired.