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Confederate Upper Battery site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi excavations, 1982

Wright, William C.

Confederate Upper Battery site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi excavations, 1982

by Wright, William C.

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Published by Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History, Grand Gulf Military Park Monument in [Jackson, Miss.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Upper Battery Site (Miss.),
  • Grand Gulf State Military Park (Miss.),
  • Mississippi,
  • United States,
  • Grand Gulf State Military Park.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mississippi -- Grand Gulf State Military Park.,
    • Upper Battery Site (Miss.),
    • Grand Gulf State Military Park (Miss.) -- Antiquities.,
    • Mississippi -- Antiquities.,
    • Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam C. Wright.
      SeriesArchaeological report ;, no. 13, Archaeological report (Jackson, Miss.) ;, no. 13.
      ContributionsMississippi. Dept. of Archives and History., Mississippi. Grand Gulf State Military Monument Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF347.C5 W75 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 65 p. :
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3001624M
      ISBN 100938896385
      LC Control Number84620001

      (Turning point of the West) the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, surrenders to Gen. Grant and the Army of the West after a six week siege. With the Union now in control of the Mississippi, the Confederacy is effectively split in two, cut off from its western allies.   The Grand Gulf effort is unsuccessful, and a river crossing site farther south is sought. A location near Bruinsburg is selected and Grant's troops begin crossing the river. May Cut off by Grant's inland advance, the Confederate positions at Grand Gulf are evacuated and the Mississippi Squadron occupies them.

      Important confederate victory in which General Robert E. Lee defeated Union troops and pushed the Union territory. Jackson's troops met Pope's Union forces on the battlefield in August, The three day battle became known as _____. Alabama Artillery Battery Mississippi Artillery Battery Missouri Artillery Battery Preston's/Truehart's Battalion - Major W. C. Preston Major D. Truehart Alabama Artillery Battery Lieutenant C. W. Lovelace Alabama Artillery Battery Mississippi Artillery Battery Captain J. H. Yates Cavalry Division - Brigadier General William Hicks Jackson.

        The 38th Mississippi Infantry is a regiment that has long been near and dear to my heart. I had two g-g-g uncles who served in the regiment, and the first book I ever wrote was a history of the unit entitled Beneath Torn and Tattered book has been out of print for many years now, but I still get calls from people all the time wanting to buy it. Confederate wooden gunboat construction remains shrouded by uncertainty and limited study. While it is true naval authorities, led by Confederate Navy Secretary Stephen Mallory, preferred newer technologies to combat superior Union naval power, wooden gunboats continued as part of Confederate naval strategy throughout the Civil War.


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The Confederate Upper Battery site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi excavations, (Archaeological report)Author: William C Wright. The excavations at Grand Gulf's Upper Battery site on the man-made terrace in the western face of Point of Rock during the Grand Gulf of were a continuing study of Grand Gulf's Confederate fortifications, constructed during March and April of Grand Gulf Mississippi Department of Archives 1982 book.

Cite this Record. The Confederate Upper Battery site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi excavations, William C. Wright, Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History., Author: William C. Wright. The Confederate Upper Battery site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi excavations, William C.

WRIGHT / Paperback Our Price: $ + $ special surcharge (Special Order)Order Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion Today. 'Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi', by Lawrence Lee HEWITT / Paperback / Published Our Price: $ The men behaved like veterans (as they are) and are now hard at work preparing for another attack.” —Archaeological Report No.

13, The Confederate Upper Battery Site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi Excavations, William C. Wright, • monument cost: $ for bronze, by Missouri Red Granite Co. • sculpted,by Frank Edwin Elwell ().

The Grand Gulf Mound (Cb): salvage excavation of an early Marksville burial mound by Samuel O. Brookes: No. 1: Archaeological survey in Mississippi, by John T. Penman: 2: Teoc Creek: A Poverty Point Site in Carroll Country, Mississippi.

Mississippi Department of Archives and History: Archaeological Report No. by John. Confederate losses were three killed and 19 wounded. Grant deemed an assault made upon the Grand Gulf defenses to be too costly, but he had another plan in mind.

A runaway slave told him that there was a landing site at Bruinsburg, a few miles downriver, and that a road from there went inland. Scale ca. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), From Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers.

December(Washington, Government Printing Office, ). opp. Map indicates batteries, rifle pits, streets, relief by hachures, and the position of the Mississippi Squadron during the attack.

Description derived from published. No body of water was more vital to the Confederacy's efforts in the Civil War than the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Though the Confederate Congress declared the Mississippi free and open to all states north and south, the Union launched plans for an effective blockade of the miles of Southern coastline, coupled with a strong naval and army thrust down the Mississippi Valley from Format: Paperback.

The Shoup's Mountain Battery (–) was a Confederate Army artillery battery during the American Civil War. It was also known as Shoup's Battery. It was also known as Shoup's Battery. At least two of the battery officers later served in the 8th Arkansas Field Battery.

#65 ASAR13 The Confederate Upper Battery site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi, excavations, Wright, William C., 2 copies available #66 MS B Historic resource study, Ship Island, Harrison County, Mississippi, Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida/Mississippi Bearss, Edwin C.

1 copy available in MISS. Mississippi Gulf. The Mississippi Gulf Coast is a culturally, historically, and environmentally distinctive region where many chapters in the national story have been written.

The bounties of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's natural resources have brought people to this area from all over the world. I set out to read this back-to-back with Peter Cozzens' No Better Place to Die: The Battle Of Stones River which has been THE book on this battle since its release.

Alas, it did not work out that way and I finished this book off several months later and cannot compare much of the specifics.4/5(6). CONFEDERATE HEAVY the Civil War eighteen companies of heavy artillery formed in Texas for the Confederate Army with the primary duty of protecting important ports along the Gulf Coast.

Their cannon ranged from eighteen-pounders to ten-inch smoothbores and from twelve-pounders to one hundred-pounder rifles.

The 6th Arkansas Field Battery (–) was a Confederate Army artillery battery during the American Civil known as: the Washington Artillery and Etter's Washington Artillery spent its entire existence in the Department of the Trans-Mississippi, serving in Arkansas and Louisiana.

These records contain card abstracts of entries relating to each soldier as found in original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, Union prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, and inspection reports. They may also contain the originals of any papers relating solely to a particular soldier.

Browse by military unit, then name of soldier, or use the. THE NAVAL BATTLE AT GRAND GULF; The Preliminary Movements Transportation of the Army from Milliken's Bend Details of the Engagement at Grand Gulf Passage of. No body of water was more vital to the Confederacy's efforts in the Civil War than the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

Though the Confederate Congress declared the Mississippi free and open to all states north and south, the Union launched plans for an effective blockade of the miles of Southern coastline, coupled with a strong naval and army thrust down the Mississippi Valley from.

Bogle, Robert V. “Defeat through Default: Confederate Naval Strategy for the Upper Mississippi River and Its Tributaries, —” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 27 (), 62— Borhrnstedt, Jennifer Cain.

ed, Orville Vernon Burton, Orville, into. The “Prairie State” (transport), the first boat captured, landed below my lower battery, I being at the upper, about ¾ of a mile above.

Capt J. G. Barbour [Captain James G. Barbour, Company B, 3rd Tennessee Cavalry] with two companies that had been ordered to support the lower gun and was on board the boat with a number of men, when I.The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General R.

E. Lee, Janu ”; This list contains many commanders who were not there. They were the “official.See also, the book, "Warfare along the Mississippi." Lastly, there is a page volume of typed letters, Sept.

10, July 6,describing the Battle of Pea Ridge (Ark.) and being on the U.S. Steamers Diana and Ram Dingo. Bio: Currie was a Capt. in the 59th Illinois Volunteers, Co. F, and joined the Federal Mississippi Ram Fleet in Dec.