Champion Hill: Decisive Battle for Vicksburg (Google eBook)

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Casemate Publishers, Jan 1, 2006 - History - 520 pages
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The Battle of Champion Hill on 16 May 1863 was the decisive land engagement of the Vicksburg Campaign. Here is thethe definitive account of this long-overlooked battle. Smith's vivid prose is grounded upon years of primary research and is rich in analysis, strategic and tactical action, and character development.
  

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"Champion Hill", by : Timothy B. Smith

User Review  - civilwarrelichunter - Overstock.com

"Champion Hill" by Smith is an excellent historical report of an American Civil War battle that was one of the bloodiest in the war. There are books about many of the other, more widely known battles ... Read full review

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Grant's brilliant Vicksburg campaign has always stood in the shadow of the more famous actions of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Nobody has done more to restore the Vicksburg campaign to its proper ... Read full review

Contents

Trial and Error
1
Port Gibson
17
Raymond
61
Jackson
91
Prelude
109
Commencement
127
Trapped
161
Collapse
189
Counterattack
233
Procrastination
287
Retreat
329
Tally
363
Aftermath
389
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About the author (2006)

Timothy Smith holds a Ph.D. from Mississippi State in history. He teaches history at the University of Tennessee in Martin and is a former ranger at Shiloh National Battlefield Park.

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