President Abraham Lincoln issues orders to banish former Congressman Clement L. Vallandigham to the South for voicing anti-war views that the administration considers dangerous.
The Battle of Vicksburg
Ulysses S. Grant follows up his overwhelming Federal victory on the Big Black River by driving toward Vicksburg, the ultimate goal of his campaign.
The Battle of Black River Bridge
Ulysses S. Grant’s Federals rout Confederates under John C. Pemberton and send them fleeing into the defenses outside Vicksburg.
The Battle of Champion’s Hill
Ulysses S. Grant’s Federals head west from Jackson and take on John C. Pemberton’s Confederates near the halfway point to Vicksburg.
Lee’s Daring Gamble
Robert E. Lee attends a strategy conference with President Jefferson Davis and his cabinet at Richmond, where Lee unveils a daring plan to invade the North once more.
The Fall of Jackson
Ulysses S. Grant’s Federals seize the Mississippi capital as part of their roundabout offensive against Vicksburg.