Here's Why the Battle of Vicksburg Was So Important

Marching through Mississippi, Ulysses S. Grant focused his efforts on the city of Vicksburg. Surrounding and firing upon the city for weeks on end, he forced its citizens to the brink of starvation.

From the Series: Aerial America: Mississippi http://bit.ly/2hDUaTR


Source: Smithsonian Channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sE1bYVwH1jM
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