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Siege of Vicksburg, 1863
Library of Congress
Cropped, sized, and prepared for use here by Don Sailer, Dickinson College, May 11, 2009.
After forty-seven days of intense siege, Vicksburg surrenders to Grant's Army of the Tennessee
In Mississippi, the Siege of Vicksburg continues
On the Mississippi, the Union's Army of the Tennessee completely surrounds Vicksburg
The Union's Army of the Tennessee attempts the storming of Vicksburg but is beaten back
Second Union attempt to take Vicksburg by infantry assault ends in bloody failure with 500 dead
After twice failing to storm the city, Union General Grant orders a siege at Vicksburg, Mississippi
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Siege of Vicksburg--13, 15, & 17 Corps, Commanded by Gen. U.S. Grant, assisted by the Navy under Admiral Porter--Surrender, July 4, 1863
Illustrations Collection, Library of Congress
Kurz & Allison, 1888.
Tue, 11/10/2009 - 3:50am — sailerd
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