The campaign to control the MississippiOn July 9, 1863, Port Hudson, the last Confederate bastion on the Mississippi, surrendered to Union forces under the command of Major General Nathaniel Banks. Port Hudson's fall, along with the capture of Vicksburg only a few....
Fowler, John D.
"Voices from Company D: Diaries by the Fifth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
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