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Author Solonick, Justin S., 1982- author.

Title Engineering victory : the Union siege of Vicksburg / Justin S. Solonick.

Publication Info. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (308 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: with a spade in one hand and a gun in the other -- The engineer's art -- America's early sieges -- Preparing to dig them out -- Earthworks rose as by magic -- More roads to Rome than one -- The school of the sap -- The body snatchers -- Turning loose the dogs of war -- Toiling day and night -- The key to Vicksburg -- Conclusion: Vicksburg is ours!.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Military engineers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Solonick, Justin S. Engineering victory : the Union siege of Vicksburg. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015] 9780809333912
ISBN 9780809333912 (cloth alk. paper)
0809333910 (cloth alk. paper)
9780809333929 (e-book)

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