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How far did Grant settle down from the Confederate Army? What was the date?

600 yards
May 22, 1863

1

What cut the city off?

Grant's tight siege and the navies bombardment

2

When foods dwindled what did people eat?

Mules and rats

3

Who surrendered on July 4?

General John Pemberton and his 30,000 men

4

What was Vicksburg then that is a Union victory now?

The last major Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi

5

Who commanded the Army of the Cumberland?

Union General William S Rosecrans

6

Who advanced on the Confederacy?

General Braxton Bragg

7

What was the goal of capturing Chattanooga?

A "doorway" to the complete uncoupling of the West

8

Who lacked confidence?

General Braxton Bragg

9

Who approached and what did he abandon?

Rosecrans approached and he abandoned Chattanooga

10

Where did Rosecrans take up a position?

Chickamauga Creek

11

When did the battle take place?

September 19, 1863

12

What did Bragg do in this battle?

Pushed Rosecrans back to Chattanooga and trapped him

13

Who appeared inpregnable?
(Incapable of being tampered with)

Chattanooga

14

Who was plagued by dissension?

Confederacy camp

15

Who did Davis order to Knoxville Tennessee?

General James Longstreet

16

Who were the three Union generals that took advantage of the divided Confederacy Army?

Grant
Sherman
Hooker

17

Why did the Union generals take advantage of the divided Confederacy Army?

To break the siege and force Bragg's army to retreat into Georgia