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Vicksburg invested. — Grant's Position. – Determines to Assault.

- Preparations. — The Assault. The Forlorn Hope. — The
Repulse. — The Siege. — Preparation to fight Johnston. -
Rebel attempts to build Boats with the Houses of Vicksburg.

– Explosion of the Mine. — Progress of the Siege. – Distress

of the Inhabitants. — Scarcity of Food. — Living in Caves. —

Pemberton writes to Grant. — Their Interview. Pemberton's

Demand for Terms. — Unconditional Surrender. – Entrance

of the Union Army into Vicksburg. — Interesting Scenes.

Immense Work done during the Siege. — The Largest Capture

ever made in War.

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Disastrous Effects of the Campaign on the Confederacy. - The

Rebellion dethroned in the West. Honors to Grant. — Reso-
lutions of Congress. - National Medal. Methodist Confer-
ence. -Grant visits the Outposts of his Army. – Dangers and
Fatigues. — Visit to Lexington. — Proposes the Campaign
against Atlanta and Mobile. — Visit to St. Louis. — Honors
paid him. — Banquet. Anecdote. —Speech-making. Ef-
forts to aid the Sanitary Commission

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The Grand Advance. — Scene at the Crossing of the Rapidan. -

Description of the Wilderness. – Lee's Great Advantage.
Breaking of the Rebel Line. — Lee rallies his Men. – Deter-

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SHERMAN'S MARCH.

News of Hood's March into Tennessee. – Grant's Comment. -

Anecdote. — Burning of Atlanta. - Remonstrance of the
Mayor. — Arguments of Sherman. — Appearance of Atlanta.

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