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Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Volume 8

Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Volume 8

April 1 - July 6, 1863

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Edited by John Y. Simon

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Hardcover
978-0-8093-0884-2
640 pages, 6.5 x 9.75, 6 illustrations
11/12/1979

U S Grant Papers

 

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About the Book

Following the 1862– 63 winter of dis­content, Grant suddenly launched a brilliant campaign against Vicksburg which ultimately bisected the Confeder­acy. A long campaign, which had begun in November 1862, with an advance from Tennessee down the Mississippi Central Railroad and a premature assault on Vicksburg in December by troops under Sherman, and which had been fol­lowed by long months of false starts and apparent inactivity in the bayou country north of the city and across the Mis­sissippi River in Louisiana, suddenly reached a quick and dramatic conclu­sion, as the events in this volume show.

Authors/Editors

John Y. Simon is Director of the Ulysses S. Grant Associa­tion and Professor of History at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.