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Michael B. Ballard

in The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738421
eISBN:
9781604738438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes General William T. Sherman’s determination to get Nathan Bedford Forrest. While all of Sherman’s efforts to “get” Forrest failed, they had kept him busy enough to stay away ... More


The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Michael B. Ballard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738421
eISBN:
9781604738438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

From the first Union attack on Vicksburg in the spring of 1862 through Benjamin Grierson’s last raid through Mississippi in late 1864 and early 1865, this book traces the campaigns, fighting, and ... More


Epilogue

Michael B. Ballard

in The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738421
eISBN:
9781604738438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738421.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents some final thoughts. Mississippi was among the last of the Confederate states to be surrendered; on May 4, 1865 General Richard Taylor surrendered his troops. Robert E. Lee had ... More


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