Silencing the Vicksburg Guns: The Story of the 7th Missouri Infantry Regiment as Experienced by John Davis Evans Union Private & Mormon Pioneer

Silencing the Vicksburg Guns is about the 7th Missouri Infantry Regiment and their part in the great Vicksburg campaign The book is not long, 132 pages of text, because it stays focused only on the 7th Missouri s actions The May 12, 1863 Battle of Raymond, Mississippi, for instance, concentrates

Grierson's Raid: A Daring Cavalry Strike Through the Heart of the Confederacy

The most brilliant expedition of the Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman In 1863 Union colonel Benjamin H Grierson was chosen for a secret mission to lead three regiments of horsemen and a battery of artillery seventeen hundred men in all on a slashing raid through the state of

Ninety-Eight Days: A Geographer's View of the Vicksburg Campaign

Grant s campaign against Vicksburg has been studied from a number of perspectives but always with the outcome in the foreground This documented history of the final phases of the Vicksburg Campaign, from March 29 through July 4, 1863, examines the actions of Union and Confederate commanders as they

Vicksburg Is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River

The struggle for control of the Mississippi River was the longest and most complex campaign of the Civil War It was marked by an extraordinary diversity of military and naval operations, including fleet engagements, cavalry raids, amphibious landings, pitched battles, and the two longest sieges in