Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi

Read by David Wales

(4.6 stars; 9 reviews)

In the American Civil War, the Vicksburg campaign (December 1862-July 1863) was a pivotal victory for the Union under the generalship of Ulysses S. Grant, who as a result was promoted by President Lincoln to command of all the North’s military forces. Historian James M. McPherson called Vicksburg “The most brilliant and innovative campaign of the Civil War.” A U.S. Army field manual called it “the most brilliant campaign ever fought on American soil.” National Park Service Historical Manual number 21 published in 1954. - Summary by David Wales (1 hr 40 min)


very interesting

(5 stars)

extremely well read many thanks .