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    • The Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862-1863

    • Leadership Lessons
    • By: Kevin Dougherty
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Long relegated to a secondary position behind Gettysburg, Vicksburg has more recently earned consideration by historians as the truly decisive battle of the Civil War. Indeed, Vicksburg is fascinating on many levels. A focal point of both western armies, the Federal campaign of maneuver that finally isolated the Confederates in the city was masterful. The Navy’s contribution to the Federal victory was significant. The science of the fortifications and siege tactics are rich in detail.

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    • Strangling the Confederacy

    • Coastal Operations in the American Civil War
    • By: Kevin Dougherty
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    While the Civil War is mainly remembered for its epic battles between the Northern and Southern armies, the Union was simultaneously waging another campaign - dubbed "Anaconda" - that was gradually depriving the South of industry and commerce, thus rendering the exploits of its field armies moot. When an independent Dixie finally met the dustbin of history, it was the North's coastal campaign, as much as the achievements of its main forces, that was primarily responsible.

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