In part three of our Vicksburg in the Civil War series, we examine Grant's move south and attempt to take Grand Gulf.
In this article, we continue our analysis of the Vicksburg Campaign and Grant's series of expeditions into the bayous of the Vicksburg region.
In this new series we will analyze the Vicksburg Campaign. The first installment will look at the beginnings of the campaign and the war in the west.
Ulysses S. Grant had a complicated history with race. At times he showed racial ignorance and at times was incredibly progressive. In this article, we will examine the general's race relations and see how he viewed different racial groups in America.
Ulysses S. Grant is one of the most controversial figures of the American Civil War and of American history. Dr. Curt Fields sat down with us and shared his top five books to understand the general/president.
Over the years since the Civil War, many have claimed that Ulysses S. Grant was a butcher. However, is this really the case? Did he have no regard for human life or was he a brilliant general?