Summary Of All Things Vicksburg By Allen Barra

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In the article “All Things Vicksburg” by Allen Barra, he describes the scene at the battle of Vicksburg that gives the North the confidence to win the Civil War. The Union’s army gain the Mississippi River, and they also be able to split the Confederate army into two. The South has a major loss in men and territory. Their weapons were also lost that could be compared to the bloodiest battle of Gettysburg. Then, Barra introduces the readers into several accounts of people who were at the battle of Vicksburg or heard the story of the battle themselves. Even though the Union won the battle, it is clear that Sherman’s strategies that create a major loss on the Union as well. They have lost more men than the Confederate’s army. Sherman’s strategy
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