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.
The sheet of 12 stamps includes two stamp designs - one depicting the Battle of Gettysburg, the largest battle of the war - and one depicting the Battle of Vicksburg, a complex Union campaign to gain control of the Mississippi River.