Vicksburg, 144 Years ago

Descendants of the 11th Wisconsin, 144 years ago your ancestors took great pride in the fall of Vicksburg. The regiment fought bravely suffering more losses (killed/wounded in battle) during Grant’s Vicksburg Campaign than during any other campaign of the war they took part in. Here is a clipping describing their exploits during the battle at the Big Black River.


Christopher Wehner is a Civil War historian with his M.A. in United States history emphasis the American Civil War. He is a published author with two books, numerous journal and digital media media publications to his credit. To contact chris, cwehner -at- soldierstudies .org

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