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Battle of Vicksburg

Union Casualties: 10,142
Confederate Casualties: 9,091

Statistical Source: NPS

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Ulysses S. Grant fights his way to Vicksburg: After crossing the Mississippi and leaving behind his supply lines, he struck at the rebels five times, captured Jackson, the state capital, and came up on the Confederate stronghold from behind.

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