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Definition:
  • a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered;
  • a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves;

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    Part Meronyms: American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States, Mississippi, Magnolia State, MS

     

     
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