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Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory

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At Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, a Union force composed predominantly of former slaves met their Confederate adversaries in one of the bloodiest small engagements of the war. This important fight received some attention in the North and South but soon drifted into obscurity. In Milliken's Bend, Linda Barnickel uncovers the story of this long-forgotten and highly controversial battle. The fighting at Milliken's Bend occurred in June 1863, about fifteen miles north of Vicksburg on the west bank of the Mississippi River, where ...

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Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory
2013, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807149928

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