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Grant’s Next Chapter

Vicksburg was not only a major turning point in the American Civil War, it was a pivotal event in the career of Ulysses S. Grant.  What made it so important to him? Why was his post-Vicksburg career so different? Historian Chris Mackowski explains why Vicksburg literally closed the book on one phase of Grant’s career and set the stage for a whole new chapter.

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