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General Ulysses S. Grant Attempted to Take Vicksburg, Mississippi


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The Siege of Vicksburg, 1863

This colorful lithograph recounts the 1863 battle at Vicksburg that took place on water and land

CREDIT: "Siege of Vicksburg--13, 15, & 17 Corps, Commanded by Gen. U.S. Grant, Assisted by the Navy Under Admiral Porter--Surrender, July 4, 1863," 1888. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZC4-1754.



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