siege of Vicksburg

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Noun1.siege of Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863)siege of Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Magnolia State, Mississippi, MS - a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War
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She is also named for the Battle of Vicksburg, which was fought during the American Civil War.
A statue at Vicksburg National Battlefield, left, Queen of The River paddleboat on the mighty Mississippi river, below, and a Confederate gun battery lined up for the decisive Battle of Vicksburg, bottom
what they did here: The Battle of Gettysburg is credited, along with the Battle of Vicksburg in Mississippi, with turning the tide of the war for the North.