Read the Civil War Trust's Hallowed Ground feature by Bob ZellerFeature story tracing the long, grueling campaign to capture Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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The most serious battle being fought at Vicksburg National Military Park today, according to park staff, is against erosion, the process by which...
The massive Federal assault against Vicksburg's defensives on May 22, 1863, started with such promise. For a time the Stars and Stripes even floated...
Obtaining full control of the Mississippi River was an early and vital war aim for the Federals. Read more about the Vicksburg Campaign.