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    Discuss the battle of Vicksburg and explain the significance of it in the course of the Civil War.

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    Battle of Vicksburg:

    The city of Vicksburg in Mississippi was considered the hinge point between the two halves of the Civil War: the east and the west. General Ulysses S. Grant, of the Union army, was convinced that the key to winning the war was the control of Vicksburg which sat right on the banks of the Mississippi River. His first expeditions were failures, but Grant didn't give up and devised a complicated plan. First, Grant marched his troops ...

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