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The Echoes from 150 Years Ago

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Thank you to the Shaaras, Michael and Jeffrey, as we enter the beginning of the most important weeks of the Sesquicentennial commemorations of the Civil War. The siege of Vicksburg was already underway 150 years ago as General U.S. Grant pressed and pressed against the lifeline of the Confederacy between its western and its eastern halves. The city would surrender on July 4, 1863. Far to...