The companion volume to Stars in Their Courses, this marvelous account of Grant’s siege of the Mississippi port of Vicksburg continues Foote’s narrative of the great battles of the Civil War–culled from his massive three-volume history–recounting a campaign which Lincoln called "one of the most brilliant in the world."
About Shelby Foote
Shelby Foote was born on November 7, 1916 in Greenville, Mississippi, and attended school there until he entered the University of North Carolina. During World War II he served as a captain of field artillery but never saw combat. After… More about Shelby Foote