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" The evacuation of Vicksburg! It meant the loss of the valuable stores and munitions of war collected for its defence; the fall of Port Hudson; the surrender of the Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy. "
General Johnston - Page 189
by Robert Morton Hughes - 1893 - 353 pages
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Marching to Victory: The Second Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 5

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1888 - 491 pages
...Vicksburg ! It meant the loss of the valuable stores and munitions of war collected for its defence, the fall of Port Hudson, the surrender of the Mississippi...interpreted General Johnston's instructions, might well make me hesitate to execute them." He called his generals together for consultation. What should be...
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Marching to Victory: The Second Period of the War of the Rebellion ..., Volume 5

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1888 - 491 pages
...evacuate Vicksburg and its dependencies, and march to the north-east." up Vicksburg! Never!" he said. "The evacuation of Vicksburg! It meant the loss of...valuable stores and munitions of war collected for its defence, the fall of Port Hudson, the surrender of the Mississippi River, and the severance of the...
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A Short History of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1890 - 505 pages
...and its dependencies, and march to the northeast." Pemberton, in his report, remarked : " This meant the fall of Port Hudson, the surrender of the Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy." Confident in his ability, with the preparations that had been made, to stand a siege, and firmly relying...
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Campaigns of the Civil War: The Mississippi. By F.V. Greene. 1892

1892
...received by Pemberton at noon of the 18th. On reading it he was fairly aghast. He says in his report : " The evacuation of Vicksburg! It meant the loss of...valuable stores and munitions of war collected for its defence, the fall of Port Hudson, the surrender of the Mississippi River, and the severance of the...
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American Campaigns, by Mathew Forney Steele, Volume 1

United States. Military Information Division. War Department - 1909
...Knowing that this meant the loss of large quantities of stores and munitions collected at Vicksburg, "the fall of Port Hudson, the surrender of the Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy,"* Pemberton foolishly submitted the question to a council of war, which decided that it was impossible...
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Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography

Craig L. Symonds - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 464 pages
...instructions, he was shocked. "The evacuation of Vicksburg!" he exclaimed later in his official report. "It meant the loss of the valuable stores and munitions...Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy." He could not bring himself to do it. He called another council of his generals, and after lengthy discussion,...
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Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege

A. A. Hoehling - History - 1996 - 386 pages
...•ár •& ir The Second Day "The evacuation of Vicksburg! It would mean the loss of valuable stores of munitions of war collected for its defense, the fall...Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy ... !" — PEMBERTON Col. Winchester Hall of the 26th Louisiana Infantry continued: •u -if •& ......
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Pemberton: The General Who Lost Vicksburg: The General Who Lost Vicksburg

Biography & Autobiography
...Johnston's order to abandon Vicksburg. "The evacuation of Vicksburg!" he later wrote. "It meant the loss of valuable stores and munitions of war collected for...Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy." He turned once more to a council of war and received a unanimous vote that "it was impossible to withdraw...
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Pemberton: Defender of Vicksburg

John C. Pemberton - History - 2002 - 366 pages
...he was forsaken by his comrades in arms are no longer missing — and the answer follows. The Siege "THE EVACUATION of Vicksburg! It meant the loss of...Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy," wrote Pemberton in his official report, August, 1863. "These were mighty interests, which, had I deemed...
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Vicksburg: The Campaign that Opened the Mississippi

Michael B. Ballard - History - 2004 - 490 pages
...anything else. Pemberton sided with Davis and reflected that an evacuation would have dire consequences: "It meant the loss of the valuable stores and munitions...Mississippi River, and the severance of the Confederacy," he wrote. "These were mighty interests, which, had I deemed the evacuation practicable in the sense...
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