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The Mississippi (Campaigns of the Civil War)
History of the Civil War campaign in the Mississippi Valley, focusing on the period between the battles of Iuka and Corinth in mid 1862 until the fall of Port Hudson in the summer of 1863.
Hardcover, Broadfoot Reprint, 263 pages
Published 1989 by Broadfoot Publishing Company
(first published 1882)
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Vol. 8 - The Mississippi
The Scribners History of the Civil War (1883)
Following the battle of Shiloh (Vol. 2), the Union forces in the West were divided. The Army of the Ohio was directed eastward to capture Chattanooga, while Grant's Army of the Tennessee was to drive south to Vicksburg. This volume tells the story of the Vicksburg campaign.
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This book is part of the Scribners's series of 16 volumes on the Civil War on land and at sea, published in 1882-3. It took congress twenty years to fin ...more