Re: Battles of Jackson Ms.
- Thank you, Keith, I had been operating under the false assumption
that when the Union captured Jackson in May, before Vicksburg, that
it had remained in their possession.
--- In email@example.com, Keith Giordano <keg032461@...>
>way to Vicksburg (May 1863) then immediately after the fall of
> The Union army actually captured Jackson three times. Once on the
Vicksburg (the seige July 1863) and last during Sherman's Meridain
expedition (Feb. 1864)
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Bill Bruner <banbruner@...>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Sunday, October 15, 2006 3:35:22 PM
> Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Battles of Jackson Ms.
> Thank you, Carl and Will, The picture is becoming a bit more clear.
> Bill Bruner
> --- In civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com, "William H Keene"
> <wh_keene@ .> wrote:
> > After the first battle of Jackson, the US forces abandoned the
> > and moved against Vicksburg. The Confederates moved back into
> > Jackson. After the fall of Vicksburg, Sherman advanced to
> > with an army sized force. This expedition was relatively larger<banbruner@>
> > the first battle of Jackson but there was not a well defined
> > rather a series of seige operations ending in the Confederates
> > evacuating and retreating eastward.
> > --- In civilwarwest@ yahoogroups. com, "Bill Bruner"
> > wrote:battles
> > >
> > > Please, can anyone help me, there seems to have been two
> > > Jackson Ms. (not be confused with Jackson Tn.): one before
> > Vicksburg
> > > and one after. The one after I have found referenced as the
> > of
> > > Jackson. But I can only find a description of the May 14
> > the
> > > CWSAC Battle Summaries (which I heavily rely on). Did the
> > > retake Jackson during the siege of Vicksburg? Was the second
> > Jackson
> > > battle too small an operation to be included in the Battle
> > >
> > > Bill Bruner
> > >