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Confederate strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg.

Archer Jones

Confederate strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg.

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Confederate States of America. War Dept.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE470.8 .J6 1961
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 258 p.
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5820940M
      LC Control Number61007085
      OCLC/WorldCa350890


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Get this from a library. Confederate strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg. [Archer Jones; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Starting with a brief review of general strategic policies, North and South, the author traces the development of Confederate strategy between Shiloh and Vicksburg with care and skill.

The siege of Vicksburg (May 18 – July 4, ) was the final major military action in the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil a series of maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate Army of Mississippi, led by Lt.

Gen. John C. Pemberton, into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Location: Warren County, Mississippi. In mid-May,after six months of unsuccessful attempts, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s Army of the Tennessee finally converged on Vicksburg, defended by a Confederate army under Lt.

Gen. John C. Pemberton. Capture of the Mississippi River town was critical to Union control of the strategic river. Vicksburg was located on a high river bluff defended with artillery, and Pemberton's men had.

Confederate Strategy: From Shiloh to Vicksburg. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. Union and Confederate Generals Killed in the Civil War. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books. (Clarke Room); RB UNITED (Rare Book Room). U.S. Shiloh National Military Park Commission.

The Battle of Shiloh and the. A good book about Vicksburg and Grant and his Western campaign. I love having been to Memphis, Shiloh, Corinth, Vicksburg, ect, it brings it all to life in my minds eye. Spoiler alert: Just as I thought the Secessionist surrendered on July 4th after Grant tried many different options to get them to capitulate and then ultimately resigned /5.

Three documents about the American Civil War are reproduced in this unique ebook. The anchor document, U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theateris a release of the Army Center of Military History.

Topics and subjects covered include Lincoln, Price: $ Book Reviews Confederate Strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg, by Archer Jones. $ Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Archer Jones attempts to set forth the origins and development of Joseph E. Johnston's Department of the West with the attendant Con federate strategic planning for the area.

He endeavors to tell the story. The Battle of Shiloh was depicted in the wargame Bloody April: The Battle of Shiloh,published in by Simulation Publications Inc.

(SPI). In the turn-based strategy game Shiloh: Grant's Trial in the West (Strategic Simulations Inc) was released on Dos, Apple II, Atari 8-bit and Commodore Location: Hardin County, Tennessee, 35°08′19″N. The Battle of Shiloh was one of the major early engagements of the American Civil War ().

It took place from April 6 to April 7, in southwestern Tennessee. Confederate Strategy, The Union needed to go on the offensive and invade Confederate territory, but the Confederacy just wanted to survive and defend its right to secede.

Read "U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Western Theaterplus Bibliography, Naval Strategy During the American Civil War - Lincoln, Grant, Battle of Shiloh, Vicksburg" by Progressive Management available from Rakuten Brand: Progressive Management.

Our Battle of Shiloh page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, web links, and the latest preservation news for this important Civil War battle in Tennessee. On the morning of April 6,40, Confederate soldiers under Gen.

Albert Sidney Johnston struck the encamped divisions of Union soldiers near Pittsburg Landing on the. By giving voice to their experiences at Vicksburg, A Chain of Thunder vividly evokes a battle whose outcome still reverberates more than years after the cannons fell silent. Praise for A Chain of Thunder “[Jeff] Shaara continues to draw powerful novels from the bloody history of the Civil War The dialogue intrigues/5(51).

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Confederate Impring. Confederate Impring Van Dorn Official Reports Of Battles Vicksburg Richmond $ Other significant commanders under Grant's command during the Vicksburg campaign included Brigadier General Alvin P.

Hovey, 41, an Indianan who had been impressive at Shiloh and who commanded a division in the XIII Corps; Brigadier General Peter J. Osterhaus, 39, a native of Germany, who led a division in the XIII Corps; Major General James. The Confederate army was led by Generals Albert Sidney Johnston and P.G.T.

Beauregard. Leading up to the Battle Prior to the Battle of Shiloh, General Grant had captured Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. These victories secured Kentucky for the Union and forced the Confederate army under General Johnston to retreat from western Tennessee. ARCHER JONES is Professor Emeritus of History and a former dean at North Dakota State University.

He is the author of Confederate Strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg (), The Art of War in the Western World (), and Civil War Command and Strategy () and joint author of Politics of Command, Factions and Ideas in Confederate Strategy (), How the North Won: A Military History of the.

SHILOH, - The Battle of Shiloh, fought in the wilderness of southern Tennessee in Aprilmarked a violent crossroads in the Civil War. What began as a surprise attack by Confederate troops on a Union stronghold to gain control of the Mississippi River Valley became a bloody two-day conflict that would eerily foretell the brutal.

He was the final Union Commander of the war- he won victories at Shiloh & Vicksburg; at Appomattox Courthouse he accepted the Confederate surrender. Robert E. Lee One of the greatest military tacticians in American History.

We, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, having been commissioned by the Confederate Veterans themselves, retain our responsibility and right to adhere to the founding principles of the United States of America remembering the bravery, defending the honor and protecting the memory of our beloved Confederate Veterans, which includes their memorials, images, symbols, monuments and grave sites.

Battle of Shiloh, also called Battle of Pittsburg Landing, (April 6–7, ), second great engagement of the American Civil War, fought in southwestern Tennessee, resulting in a victory for the North and in large casualties for both February, Union General Ulysses S.

Grant had taken Fort Henry on the Tennessee River and Fort Donelson on the Cumberland. The day after the battle of Gettysburg, Union forces defeated Confederate forces at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

This victory gave them control of the Mississippi River. And it Author: VOA Learning English. American History Book Publishing Company, Account of a Mississippi family's role in the Civil War. From Shiloh to Vicksburg. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, Call Number: E 2d C47 Confederate Strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg.

Baton Rouge: Author: Lauren Rogers. Archer Jones is professor emeritus of history at North Dakota State University and author or coauthor of many books, including Confederate Strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg and Why the South Lost the Civil War.

He lives in Richmond, Virginia/5(4). Confederate Strategy from Shiloh to Vicksburg. Dudley Cornish. The Sable Arm: Negro Troops in the Union Army.

Merton Coulter. The Confederate States of America. David P. Crook. The North, The South, and the Powers Horace H. Cunningham. Doctors in Gray. Leonard P. Curry. Blueprint For Modern America. William C. Davis.

Battle of. So it gives a person, goal, advantage, disadvantage, or strategy and you say if it is Union or Confederate. Or it might be a battle and you say whether it was a victory for the Union or Confederate.

Battle of Atlanta (J ), American Civil War engagement that was part of the Union’s Atlanta Campaign. Union Major Generals William Tecumseh Sherman and James B. McPherson successfully defended against a Confederate offensive from Lieutenant General John Bell Hood on the eastern outskirts of Atlanta.

Born to Battle | Born to Battle examines the Civil War's complex and decisive western theater through the exploits of its greatest figures: Ulysses S. Grant and Nathan Bedford Forrest. These two opposing giants squared off in some of the most epic campaigns of the war, starting at Shiloh and continuing through Perryville, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga--battles in which the Union.

Find great deals on eBay for shiloh book and shiloh civil war. Shop with confidence. The book hits shelves at the perfect time, for the events of the Siege of Vicksburg are now being commemorated as they reach their th year exactly as the book is placed on store shelves.

On another note, Shaara has also decided that this current Civil War trilogy is to be expanded to four books. The more the merrier. Grant stresses discipline and training particularly of his company grade officers.

About half of the book is devoted to Grants participation at the battles of Belmont, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson and the near disaster at Shiloh. The remainder of the text focuses on the Vicksburg Campaign.5/5(5).

It was this patrol that the Confederate front line intercepted and attacked at dawn, thus beginning the Battle of Shiloh. The Confederate army began to lurch forward early that morning, stacked in four corps commanded by Hardee, Bragg, Polk, and former vice president of the United States, Major General John Cabell Breckinridge.

Confederate Statistics million men servedenlisted for three-year termscasualtieskilled in action or died of disease. Battle of Vicksburg was fought during the American Civil War between Union Army of the Tennessee led by Maj.

Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Army of Mississippi led by Lt. Gen. John C. was the last major military conflict of the Vicksburg Campaign of the Union, the aim of which was to capture Vicksburg, a crucial fortress city which linked the eastern and western parts of. Vicksburg Is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River (Great Campaigns of the Civil War) eBook: Shea, William L.: : Kindle Store/5(28).

The Union victory at Gettysburg was a pivotal turning point in the Civil War, erasing the Confederate’s chance for a quick strike victory in the north. Following the victory against Union forces in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Confederate Gen.

Robert E. Lee decided upon a second invasion of the North. It’s important to remember that the overall strategy Grant followed for the final year of the war wasn’t entirely his.

As laid out in James McPherson’s book Tried by War, Lincoln insisted that Confederate armies be attacked, and that Confederate c.- Explore gherrman43's board "Battlefields-Vicksburg" on Pinterest. See more ideas about American civil war, Civil war photos and War pins.About the Author: Timothy B.

Smith, Ph.D., is author of Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg (winner of the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Non-fiction Award), The Untold Story of Shiloh: The Battle and the Battlefield, and This Great Battlefield of Shiloh: History, Memory, and the Establishment of a Civil War National.