The Commander At Vicksburg

Confederate General John C. Pemberton led the defense of Vicksburg. This photograph shows him in civilian dress. His defeat at Vicksburg cast a shadow over Iiis Confederate military service. When angry Southerners were blaming him for the loss, many of them pointed out that John Pemberton was a native of Pennsylvania. He had married a Southern woman and thrown Iiis loyalty behind her family and her part of the country when the war came.

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Flat armor-punching head

Flat armor-punching head

Band that expands to fit the gun's rifling

Flanges to fit the rifling

Band that expands to fit the gun's rifling

Flanges to fit the rifling

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