Overview

Vicksburg campaign

Return to overview »

Results | All related links for this item | 1-10 of 64 results for:

Overview x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Abraham Lincoln

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Warfare and Defence.

(1809–65)

US Republican statesman, 16th President of the USA (1861–65). His election as President on an anti‐slavery platform antipathetic to the interests of the southern states...

See overview in Oxford Index

Absalom Carlisle Grimes

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1834–1911) steamboat pilot and Confederate mail runner, born in Anchorage, Kentucky. Grimes carried letters from Missouri through Union lines into Tennessee and Mississippi, succeeding in...

See overview in Oxford Index

Andrew Jackson Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1815–97) Union army officer, born in Pennsylvania. Smith held several routine postings in the U.S. Army and he served in the Mexican War (1846–48). When the Civil War broke out ...

See overview in Oxford Index

Army Combat Branches: Artillery

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

Beginning in colonial times, American artillery has served as coast artillery to defend the coasts, siege artillery to bombard fortifications, garrison artillery to defend land...

See overview in Oxford Index

Army of Tennessee

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The main Confederate army in the West during the Civil War, the Army of Tennessee was assembled at Corinth, Mississippi, by Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston in March 1862 and commanded ...

See overview in Oxford Index

Battle of Chickasaw Bayou

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A Confederate victory in December 1862 that frustrated Ulysses S. Grant's attempts to take Vicksburg by the direct approach. Forces under William T. Sherman, after some preparations, made a...

See overview in Oxford Index

Battle of Gettysburg

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

(1–3 July 1863)

A battle in the American Civil War. On 1 July elements of the Army of Northern Virginia under Lee and the Union Army of the Potomac under Meade came into contact...

See overview in Oxford Index

battle of Port Hudson

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

A Union assault against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River, from May 21 to July 9, 1863, during the Civil War. As part of Union Maj. ...

See overview in Oxford Index

Benjamin Henry Grierson

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

ˈgrirsǝn

(1826–1911) Union army officer, born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. His diversionary sixteen-day raid into Mississippi (April–May 1863) significantly aided Ulysses S. Grant's...

See overview in Oxford Index

Champion Hill

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Bakers Creek the site in Mississippi of a Civil War battle that took place on May 16, 1863. The battle was part of Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's operations against ...

See overview in Oxford Index