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The Resource Vicksburg, 1863, Winston Groom

Vicksburg, 1863, Winston Groom

Label
Vicksburg, 1863
Title
Vicksburg, 1863
Statement of responsibility
Winston Groom
Title variation
Vicksburg, eighteen-sixty-three
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recreates the 1863 siege of Vicksburg ,Mississippi, that changed the direction of the Civil War and severely damaged the Confederacy
Pace
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
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303029
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/344
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plans
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E475.27
LC item number
.G794 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Vicksburg, 1863, Winston Groom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-464) and index
Contents
War moves south. And so the ball was opened -- It was there that war found him -- U. S. "Unconditional Surrender" Grant -- I will do the best I can -- Anaconda squeezes -- Mississippians don't know, and refuse to learn, how to surrender -- Sometimes now we can get the papers -- Vicissitudes. Grant begins to stir -- Until it pleases God to take me-- -- I reached Vicksburg, landed, assaulted, and failed -- If you can't smile, grin! -- When we can do no better we will blow them up -- I fear Grant won't do -- So thick a snake couldn't wriggle through it -- Corpse factory. Enemy will soon be upon us. -- Shut up as in a trap -- Corpse factory -- Martha says rats are hanging in the market for sale with the mule meat -- Father of waters again goes unvexed to the sea -- They'd all be dead anyhow
Control code
5051703
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 482 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307264251
Lccn
2008045984
Other physical details
ill., ports., plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn236339246
  • (OCoLC)236339246
Label
Vicksburg, 1863, Winston Groom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-464) and index
Contents
War moves south. And so the ball was opened -- It was there that war found him -- U. S. "Unconditional Surrender" Grant -- I will do the best I can -- Anaconda squeezes -- Mississippians don't know, and refuse to learn, how to surrender -- Sometimes now we can get the papers -- Vicissitudes. Grant begins to stir -- Until it pleases God to take me-- -- I reached Vicksburg, landed, assaulted, and failed -- If you can't smile, grin! -- When we can do no better we will blow them up -- I fear Grant won't do -- So thick a snake couldn't wriggle through it -- Corpse factory. Enemy will soon be upon us. -- Shut up as in a trap -- Corpse factory -- Martha says rats are hanging in the market for sale with the mule meat -- Father of waters again goes unvexed to the sea -- They'd all be dead anyhow
Control code
5051703
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 482 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780307264251
Lccn
2008045984
Other physical details
ill., ports., plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn236339246
  • (OCoLC)236339246

Library Locations

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