When did the battle of Vicksburg start and end?
The Battle of Vicksburg started on May 18th 1863.
The Battle of Vicksburg ended on July 4th 1863.
The Battle of Vicksburg was a major battle in the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Confederates had their only stronghold there. General Grant's plan was to gain control of Vicksburg and the Mississippi River. General Pemberton was running out of food and supplies so he surrendered. Because the Union took control of the Mississippi River it split the South into two. That's how the Battle of Vicksburg is important in the Civil War.