Siege of Vicksburg: Facts, Summary & Map

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Which major Civil War battle concluded one day before Vicksburg surrendered?

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1. Which Confederate general was sent to assist in the defense of Vicksburg in May 1863?

2. What tactic did Grant try in April 1863 to take a different approach against Vicksburg?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The consequences of the Siege of Vicksburg were significant in the context of the overall Civil War, and the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you learn, understand, and recall all of the important details of this decisive event.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will test you on:

  • Battles of the Civil War
  • Generals of the North and South
  • Military tactics employed at Vicksburg
  • Consequences of the siege

Skills Practiced

Use these tools to gauge your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Siege of Vicksburg lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about strategic warfare in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Civil War

Additional Learning

Spend some time reviewing the lesson, titled Siege of Vicksburg: Facts, Summary & Map, in order to fully understand all of the necessary information. This lesson focuses on these objectives:

  • Identify the key figures of the battle and the war
  • Understand the battle strategies employed by each side
  • Discover the aftermath of the siege
  • Know the timeline of the battle and how it fits into the events of the Civil War
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