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Engineering victory : the Union siege of Vicksburg / Justin S. Solonick.

Author/Creator:
Solonick, Justin S., 1982- author.
Publication:
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 289 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction.
Military engineers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Introduction: with a spade in one hand and a gun in the other
The engineer's art
America's early sieges
Preparing to dig them out
Earthworks rose as by magic
More roads to Rome than one
The school of the sap
The body snatchers
Turning loose the dogs of war
Toiling day and night
The key to Vicksburg
Conclusion: Vicksburg is ours!.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780809333912
0809333910
9780809333929
0809333929
OCLC:
880966104
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