Gettysburg is commonly called the turning point of the Civil War, the “high tide of the Confederacy.” Yet I think a compelling case can be made that the capture of Vicksburg by Union General Ulysses S. Grant had a greater impact on the outcome of the war. Vicksburg was a strategic point of the greatest importance.What was the population of Vicksburg?
Vicksburg is a village in Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,906 at the 2010 census.Where was the Battle of Vicksburg in the Civil War?
Show map of the US. Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg, waged from March 29 to July 4, 1863. The park, located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, (flanking the Mississippi River), also commemorates the greater Vicksburg Campaign which led up to the battle.