John A. McClernand continues to protest that he should lead the Federal expedition against Vicksburg, while Ulysses S. Grant proceeds to go ahead and lead it himself, despite criticisms from his subordinates.
Ulysses S. Grant continues planning his next Vicksburg offensive while dealing with a disgruntled subordinate.
Ulysses S. Grant arrives at Young’s Point to begin his third attempt to capture the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, but one of his subordinates has a problem with him.
Ulysses S. Grant steams down the Mississippi River to discuss the new upcoming campaign against Vicksburg, and he decides to lead it himself.
Ulysses S. Grant disapproves of John A. McClernand’s unauthorized capture of Fort Hindman, and McClernand tries going over Grant’s head to justify his actions.
A Federal army-navy operation launches an attack on an isolated fort on the Arkansas River.