Definition of Siege of vicksburg

1. Noun. A decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered.

Exact synonyms: Vicksburg
Generic synonyms: Beleaguering, Besieging, Military Blockade, Siege
Group relationships: American Civil War, United States Civil War, War Between The States
Geographical relationships: Magnolia State, Mississippi, Ms



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Literary usage of Siege of vicksburg

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1. Narrative of Military Operations, Directed, During the Late War Between the by Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1874)
"Siege of Vicksburg.—Telegraphic Correspondence with the President and Secretary of War.—Move to the Relief of General Pemberton.— Receive News of the Fall ..."

2. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"... during the months of April and May, and which preceded the siege of Vicksburg. He commanded one o.' the three corps which made an unsuccessful as- ..."

3. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"Siege of Vicksburg.—Heroism of " the Queen City."—Morgan's Raid into Kentucky.—The Tennessee and Virginia Frontier.— Prospect* in the West. ..."

4. Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction by William Conant Church (1897)
"CHAPTER XL INCIDENTS OF THE siege of vicksburg; MISFORTUNE FOLLOWS VICTORY. ... siege of vicksburg ..."

5. Narrative of Military Operations, Directed, During the Late War Between the by Joseph Eggleston Johnston (1874)
"Siege of Vicksburg.—Telegraphic Correspondence with the President and Secretary of War.—Move to the Relief of General Pemberton.— Receive News of the Fall ..."

6. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"... during the months of April and May, and which preceded the siege of Vicksburg. He commanded one o.' the three corps which made an unsuccessful as- ..."

7. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"Siege of Vicksburg.—Heroism of " the Queen City."—Morgan's Raid into Kentucky.—The Tennessee and Virginia Frontier.— Prospect* in the West. ..."

8. Ulysses S. Grant and the Period of National Preservation and Reconstruction by William Conant Church (1897)
"CHAPTER XL INCIDENTS OF THE siege of vicksburg; MISFORTUNE FOLLOWS VICTORY. ... siege of vicksburg ..."

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