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Siege of Vicksburg
The Siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, 1863) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. In a series of maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Vicksburg led by Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi.

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siege of Vicksburg

Noun
1. a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
(synonym) Vicksburg
(hypernym) siege, besieging, beleaguering, military blockade
(part-holonym) American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States
(classification) Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS



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