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there 33,000 troops in the battle of vicksburg
General John C. Pemberton was the Confederate commander at Vicksburg.
The Battle of Vicksburg took place in May and June of 1863; until the Confederate army surrendered Vicksburg on July 4.
Pemberton commanded the Confederate forces.
In the battle of Vicksburg Grant led his army of Tennessee to the Mississippi River where they then drove the Confederate troops to the town of Vicksburg Mississippi. After two major attacks by the Union the Confederate did not have re enforcements and were quickly running out of supplies. Grant then invaded Vicksburg and the Confederate surrendered. Hope this helps.
the battle of vicksburg captured a major confederate fortress for the union. In doing so, it provided the union navy with access to the entire length of the Mississippi, as vicksburg was the last major confederate fortification along the river.
The Battle of Champion's Hill was fought before the Battle of Vicksburg, on May 16,1863. It was a decisive Union victory, that drove Pemberton's Confederate Army back toward Vicksburg.
The Union troops crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate troops out of Vicksburg
To hold the Mississipi river-port of Vicksburg, last Confederate stronghold on the river.
The battle for Vicksburg . When Vicksburg , which was under siege , fell to the Union the Confederate defenders of Port Hudson surrendered .
They surrounded the river-port of Vicksburg, the last big Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi.
Yes, they surrendered July 3, 1863
To liberate the Mississippi and destroy the Confederate army in the West.
The Union won the Battle of Vicksburg by laying siege to the city. This caused the Confederate forces to stay split instead of uniting.
General Grant, a Union General, won the battle of Vicksburg. He defeated the Confederate Army of General Pemberton. Jefferson Davis, The President of the Confederacy, tried to micromanage the battle from Richmond, Virginia, instead of letting General Joseph E. Johnson run it from on site.
On July 4, 1863, Union troops crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate troops out of Vicksburg.
Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton
Vicksburg - surrendered on July 4th 1863
Union- wore blue ( Yankees ) Confederate- gray/red
The Confederate forces defeated the Union forces.
Liberation of the Mississippi and cutting-off of Confederate units to the West of the river.
The Union Army of the Tennessee attacked the Confederate Army of the Mississippi.
Vicksburg isolated the Confederate states west of the Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, from the rest of the Confederacy. It allowed Grant to focus on Chatanooga without fear of being attacked in the rear.
the union forces defeated the confederate forces