[ viks-burg ]
/ ˈvɪks bɜrg /
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a city in W Mississippi, on the Mississippi River: important Civil War siege and Confederate surrender 1863.
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How to use Vicksburg in a sentence
He learned about Gettysburg and Vicksburg, Manassas, and Antietam.Selling the Civil War to African Americans|David A. Graham|April 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In 1933, Ben Shahn loaned Walker Evans a right-angle viewfinder, which he took on assignment to Vicksburg, Mississippi.Furtive Photography|Philip Gefter|May 27, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Toward noon the sound of distant cannon began to echo around, probably from Vicksburg again.
Of course the orderly had lied in the beginning to scare me, for General P. is too far away from Vicksburg to send an order.
This was done to help General Grant, who was marching his army down, to get below Vicksburg.
Both these places were captured, and in that way the river was opened all the way from St. Louis to Vicksburg.
Pemberton confronted Grant with temporarily superior forces near Vicksburg.Stone's River|Wilson J. Vance
British Dictionary definitions for Vicksburg
/ (ˈvɪksˌbɜːɡ) /
a city in W Mississippi, on the Mississippi River: site of one of the most decisive campaigns (1863) of the American Civil War, in which the Confederates were besieged for nearly seven weeks before capitulating. Pop: 26 005 (2003 est)
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