Vicksburg


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Vicks·burg

 (vĭks′bûrg′)
A city of western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River west of Jackson. During the Civil War it was besieged from 1862 to 1863 and finally captured by troops led by Ulysses S. Grant on July 4, 1863.

Vicksburg

(ˈvɪksˌbɜːɡ)
n
(Placename) a city in W Mississippi, on the Mississippi River: site of one of the most decisive campaigns (1863) of the American Civil War, in which the Confederates were besieged for nearly seven weeks before capitulating. Pop: 26 005 (2003 est)

Vicks•burg

(ˈvɪks bɜrg)

n.
a city in W Mississippi, on the Mississippi River: Civil War siege and Confederate surrender 1863. 25,500.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Vicksburg - a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of JacksonVicksburg - a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves
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
2.Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863)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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