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Battle of Vicksburg
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May 17, 1863 Battle of Black River

Pemberton placed his men with their backs to the Black River. When the U. S. attacked, Pemberton's line broke with most of the men crossing the Black River before the bridge was set on fire. Army of the Tennessee then spanned the Big Black, closing in on Vicksburg
  Army of the Tennessee
  Second Vicksburg Campaign
May 19, 1863 William Tecumseh Sherman [US] launches a full scale frontal assault against Rebel lines in Vicksburg. He is repulsed with heavy losses, especially near the Stockade Redan Mississippi
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Army of the Tennessee
May 22, 1863 Massive Union assaults on Fortress Vicksburg fail Mississippi
  Second Vicksburg Campaign

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