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GRANT CLEARS THE MISSISSIPPI

ALAN HANKINSON

^ General Ulysses S. Grant, architect and executor of the Vicksburg campaign. This impression of Grant on campaign, and rather more carefully dressed than usual, was drawn by Sch-abelitz for the Recorder Art Supplement of April 1892.

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Infantry Cavalry Artillery

First published in Great Britain in 1993 by OsPRn, an imprint of Reed Consumer Books Limited, .Vlichelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London S\V3 6RB and Aukland, Melbourne, Singapore and Toronto.

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ISBN 1-85532-353-2

Produced by DAG Publications Ltd for Osprey Publishing Ltd. Colour bird's eye view illustrations by Cilia F.urich.

Cartography by Micromap. Wargaming Vicksburg by Paul Stevenson.

Wargames Consultant Duncan Mac-farlane.

Mono camerawork by M&E Reproductions, North Fambridge, Essex. Printed and bound in Hong Kong.

Illustrations on the following pages are reproduced by courtesy of the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection: 2, 12, 13, 20, 21,23,26, 28, 34-5, 38,41,43, 49, 51, 52-3, 56,60,61, 64, 66-7,68, 69,74-5,76-7 (top), 80, 81,82.

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Battle Grand Gulf

A Top: During the siege of Vicksburg, a mine was exploded under one of the Confederate forts, on the Jackson road. In the foreground of this contemporary artist's impression, looking remarkably casual, are Generals Logan and McPherson. Below: in the saps between the White House and the Vicksburg crater, 2 July.

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