The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863 (Hardcover)

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The companion volume to Stars in Their Courses, this marvelous account of Grant's siege of the Mississippi port of Vicksburg continues Foote's narrative of the great battles of the Civil War--culled from his massive three-volume history--recounting a campaign which Lincoln called "one of the most brilliant in the world."

About the Author

Shelby Foote (1916-2005) came from a long line of Mississippians. After attending the University of North Carolina, he served in World War II as a captain of field artillery in the European theater. He wrote six novels and was awarded three Guggenheim fellowships in the twenty-year course of writing his monumental three-volume history, The Civil War: A Narrative.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780679601708
ISBN-10: 0679601708
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: August 8th, 1995
Pages: 347
Language: English
Series: Modern Library (Hardcover)