Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder

Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the… read more

Jeff Shaara talked about his book, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg, in which he recalls the standoff between the Union and Confederate armies at Vicksbug, Mississippi in 1863. The forces led by Ulysses S. Grant had pressed the Confederate army to retreat to Vicksburg and held the location under siege until the Confederates surrendered on July 4, 1863, ceding control of the Mississippi River. Jeff Shaara spoke at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi. close

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Book Discussion on A Chain of Thunder

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2013

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