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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

June 02, 1863

Heavy Fighting Reported from Vicksburg

The Southern Recorder of Milledgeville reported on events at Vicksburg; some of the report was exaggerated, another part grotesque. But what is clear is that some heavy fighting was taking place as the Union besieged the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River.

Image of Heavy Fighting Reported from Vicksburg Southern Recorder
Digital Library of Georgia
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