Vicksburg, Mississippi in "My Grandmother Millard and General Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Harrykin Creek" (Location)

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Vicksburg
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OutOfYoknapatawpha
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Text (when unambiguous)
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2298
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434
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At the time of this story, Vicksburg, Mississippi, was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River - "all we had left of the River," as Bayard puts it (669). After a long campaign and siege, the city surrendered to Ulysses Grant on 4 July 1863.

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Only Mentioned in Text
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Continuous

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