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Distracting the attention of the garrison commander by ordering a cavalry raid right down through the state of Mississippi, while Grant managed to get his men across to the East bank of the river, unnoticed.

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How did the victory at Vicksburg fulfill part of the Union strategy?

It allowed the union to take control of the Mississippi River.


Capturing the Confederate stronghold at (blank) on the Mississippi River was a key part of the Union's strategy?

Vicksburg


What Union victory marked the start of the Union taking control of the Mississippi River?

The Vicksburg Campaign, specifically the Siege of Vicksburg, allowed the Union to take control of the Mississippi River.


Capturing led to the Union taking control of the Mississippi River?

Vicksburg is the answer.


What were Union President Lincoln's remarks when Vicksburg fell?

No one has a perfect personality, President Lincoln as well. However, he was not shy about admitting mistakes, at least most of the time. When he learned that Vicksburg had surrendered, he wrote to General US Grant a note of congratulations, and included that his own strategy for attacking Vicksburg was wrong. He applauded Grant for taking the initiative and for using his own methods in attacking Vicksburg.


What prevented the union from taking complete control of Mississippi river?

Vicksburg did. That's why Grant took it.


How did the victory at Vicksburg fulfill a part of the Union strategy?

It allowed the union to take control of the Mississippi River.


Which battle victories gave the Union control of the Mississippi River?

The Battle of Vicksburg gave the Union control of the Mississippi River.


Why was Vicksburg a strategic location for the Union Victory?

The Union could control the Mississippi River from Vicksburg


Who wom the Battle of Vicksburg and grttisberg?

Vicksburg - U.S. Grant (Union) Gettysburg - George Meade (Union)


What was the successful union strategy of Vicksburg?

Any siege is by its nature a strategy of Attrition. Grant's real stratagem was to cross the river below the city at an isolated point and encircle the city from the landward side, investing the city from an unexpected point; and even tough the initial assaults failed, the succeeding siege succeeded.


Who won at Vicksburg and Gettysburg?

The Union did: Grant at Vicksburg, Meade at Gettysburg.