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ECW Podcast: The Siege of Jackson, Mississippi

Historian Jim Woodrick talks with Chris Mackowski about The Civil War Siege of Jackson, Mississippi, in July 1863. Listen for FREE here: Podcast: The Siege of Jackson, Mississippi

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A Bold Scheme and a Mysterious Coincidence in the Final Days of the Vicksburg Campaign

By July 15, 1863, Gen. Joe Johnston’s “Army of Relief” suddenly found itself in need of relief of its own. Johnston’s impotent posturing during most of the Vicksburg Campaign had done little to alleviate Confederate misfortunes inside the besieged city, … Continue reading

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