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Who was the confederate commander during the Battle of Vicksburg?

General John C. Pemberton was the Confederate commander at Vicksburg.


When was the Battle of Vicksburg?

The Battle of Vicksburg took place in May and June of 1863; until the Confederate army surrendered Vicksburg on July 4.



What happened the battle of Vicksburg?

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.


What was the importance of Battle of Vicksburg?

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.


What battle came before the battle of Vicksburg?

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.


What happened at the Battle of Vicksburg?

The Union troops crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate troops out of Vicksburg


What was the objective of the South in Battle of Vicksburg?

To hold the Mississipi river-port of Vicksburg, last Confederate stronghold on the river.



What battle was lost to make port Hudson surrender?

The battle for Vicksburg . When Vicksburg , which was under siege , fell to the Union the Confederate defenders of Port Hudson surrendered .


What did the union troops surround at the battle in Vicksburg?

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Why was Vicksburg battle fought?

To liberate the Mississippi and destroy the Confederate army in the West.


Why did the Union win the Battle of Vicksburg in 1863?

The Union won the Battle of Vicksburg by laying siege to the city. This caused the Confederate forces to stay split instead of uniting.


Was the battle of Vicksburg was one of General Lee's most important victories?

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.


What happened in the Battle of Vicksburg?

On July 4, 1863, Union troops crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate troops out of Vicksburg.




What uniforms do Battle of Vicksburg are using?

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Who was the two groups involved in the Battle of Vicksburg?

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How did the confederate states split after the Battle of Vicksburg?

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