Part of my Civil War Battles Series
This PowerPoint explains the siege and eventual victory at Vicksburg as being one of the major turning points for the Union during the United States Civil War.
Students will gain an understanding of the Union's strategy on the Western Front of the war along the Mississippi River, as well as the river's importance. Students will also understand siege tactics as well as life in Vicksburg during the siege. The effects of the battle including Ulysses S. Grant's promotion to overall Union commander are also discussed.
If you enjoy this presentation please be sure to check out my similar Civil War Battle PowerPoints available on TpT.