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05 November 2019

Book Talk with Donald Miller: Vicksburg–Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy

The surrender of Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 4, 1863 was the decisive victory of the Civil War. Grant’s conquest opened the Mississippi to Union commerce and severed the Confederacy. Discover how the Vicksburg Campaign ignited a social revolution in Mississippi and eastern Louisiana that culminated in the violent overthrow of plantation slavery.
 

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