Vicksburg is the exciting sequel to Osceola. It chronicles the daily life of a common soldier in the Army of the Tennesse as they march to Vicksburg and on to Atlanta. The descriptions of the battles, characters and events are based on diaries, journals and official reports and adds a realistic touch that makes the reader feel like they were present.
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