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  • the siege at vicksburg
  • May 18, 1863 - July 4, 1863no casualties
  • who
  • why
  • no more cotton transportation!!
  • the siege at vicksburg cut off the south's ability to transport cotton to forgein countries ultimatly destroying their economy.
  • what
  • from the north (left), Ulysses S. Grant, and from the south (right), John C. Pemberton
  • where
  • the north wanted to cut off cotton sources from the south to destroy their economy.
  • results
  • The North captured the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Siege of Vicksburg gave the Union control of the Mississippi River.
  • it's ours now!!
  • the siege occurred in vicksburg, mississippi, near the mississippi river.
  • the siege divided the South and cut off Confederates’ ability to transport cotton to foreign markets through Texas, causing severe economic consequences in the South
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