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Grant’s Memoirs, the Vicksburg Campaign: Grant writes in defense of Sherman

In my last post about Grant’s memoirs, I quoted his brief defense of Sherman, somewhat cryptically about Sherman’s view that Grant was taking too much risk in his later-famous decision to cut loose from his line of supply.

In the text, Grant wrote:

Sherman gave the same energy to make the campaign a success […]