Vicksburg Civil War Campaign

Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy to take Vicksburg, the last Confederate… read more

Military historian Gregory Hospodor spoke about the year-long campaign by the Union Army and Navy to take Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. He talked about Union General Ulysses S. Grant’s series of strategic maneuvers that led to a prolonged siege and ultimately the fall of the fortified city on July 4, 1863. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Fortunato, Henry Director Kansas City (MO) Public Library->Public Affairs
  • Hospodor, Gregory S. Associate Professor U.S. Army Command and General Staff College->Department of Military History

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Vicksburg Civil War Campaign

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Program ID:
312108-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jun 22, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 22, 2013 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 23, 2013 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2013 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2013 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2013 | 12:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2013 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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