It was very important to the Union army, because the battle cut off, and from the Confederate army.
It was named in honor of General Ulysses S. Grant's victory at Vicksburg
The Battle of Champion's Hill
gave union control of Richmond IMPROVEMENT The victory at Vicksburg and the following conquest of Port Hudson gave the Union the whole control of the River Mississippi.
Because the siege served its purpose - the Confederates were stuck inside their garrison, and ended up eating rats.
It was the end of the war in the West, and Grant was able to go to the aid of the Army of the Cumberland in Chattanooga.
Vicksburg surrendered to Grants army on July 4, 1863 giving the Union control of the Mississippi River and cutting the Confederacy in two.
The citizens resisted Grants attack by keeping him out of Vicksburg. What ends up happening is Grants forces stop food from going into Vicksburg forcing Vicksburg to surrender.
Ulysses s Grants favorite shape was a circle
It took 30,000 Confederates out of the fight. It liberated the Mississippi, denying its valuable use to anyone except Union forces. It enabled Grant and Sherman to join the big campaign at Chattanooga.
Ulysses Grant was a Republican.
Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822
Ulysses S. Grant but was born Hiram Ulysses Grant.
Abraham lincoln was his rolemodel
Hiram Ulysses Grant. They say his middle name was Simpson, it was not.
he was the president of the united states
They lived in caves or made dugouts in the hillsides.
Ulysses Grants parents were Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson Grant.
Ulysses Grants wife and first lady when he was president was Julia Dent Grant.
Ulysses Grant was farely close with his wife Julia Boggs Dent.
General Ulysses Grant named the town "Grants Pass" when he rode thru Oregon with his soldiers.
They were both natives of Pennsylvania. After they married they settled in Ohio.
U.S. Grant's first name was Ulysses.
Fredrick, Ulysses "buck", Ellen and Jesse
Ulysses S. Grants team