Vicksburg’s Role in the Civil War (Audio)

The Battle of Vicksburg in 1863 may have been the most consequential fight of the Civil War. More important than, yes, Gettysburg.

That’s the view of my guest, Winston Groom, the great Alabama-based novelist and historian.

The Vicksburg Siege split the Confederacy in two, brought Ulysses S. Grant to the fore, and sealed, he says, the fate of the South.

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