By Stephen Engle
The yank Civil War's big Western Theater witnessed drastically very important army campaigning through the interval 1861 - 1863. This booklet, the 3rd in a four-volume sequence, examines the geographical, logistical and strategic elements that formed combating during this theater, in addition to assessing officials who performed key roles . It covers the tale of Ulysses S Grant's very important seize of insurgent positions ahead of marching south to win the conflict of Shiloh, in addition to that of Albert Sidney Johnston, the satisfaction of the Confederacy. ultimately, it info the dramatic occasions of the siege of Vicksburg, the Confederates ultimate fortress.
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