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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: "A Purer Political Atmosphere Removed from Present Associations" Prologue: "Gaunt, Sallow-Faced East Tennesseans" Chapter 1 "Till My Country Is Freed from the Darkee Lords of Lincoln" (November/December 1862) Chapter 2 "The Country Is So Poor You Can Hear It Groan at Night" (January) Chapter 3 "How Ungrateful the Citizens of Vicksburg Are to the Tennesseans Defending Their Firesides for Them" (February) Chapter 4 "Hard Living and Sacrifice Will Not Divert Us from Our Duty" (March) Chapter 5 "Our Men Don't Ask the Yanks Any Odds" (April) Chapter 6 "Fixing Up Our Contraptions for a Yankee Hunt" (1/15 May) Chapter 7 "The Battle Rages with Much Violence on Both Sides" (16 May) Chapter 8 "Who Can Appreciate a Moment of Such Extreme Solitude?" (17 May) Chapter 9 "The Hardships and Privations of the Men Were Beyond Description (18/31 May) Chapter 10 "There Is No Romance to the Actors" (1/15 June) Chapter 11 "The Siege Drags Its Weary Length Along" (16/30 June) Chapter 12 "We Held a Terrible Foe 48 Days on 12-Days' Rations (July) Appendix A The Vicksburg Garrison Appendix B Identified East Tennessee Confederate Soldiers Who Died in the Vicinity of Vicksburg during the Campaign Appendix C Identified East Tennessee Confederate Dead during the Vicksburg Campaign Appendix D 372 Identified East Tennessee Confederate Dead during the Vicksburg Campaign Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863.
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863 -- Social aspects.
Soldiers -- Tennessee, East -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Tennessee, East -- Biography.
Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Military life.
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.