In Memory of Vicksburg and Gettysburg

By |2019-06-27T10:40:18-05:00July 8th, 2013|Categories: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Sean Busick|Tags: , |

Historical anniversaries naturally inspire reflection. This summer Americans mark the sesquicentennial of the pivotal battles of Gettysburg and Vicksburg. Together, these two battles in the summer of 1863 went far toward sealing the fate of the Southern Confederacy. President Lincoln finally found his man in General Grant, the hero of Vicksburg. He placed Grant [...]