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Battle of Champion Hill

The Battle of Champion Hill, fought May 16, 1863, was the pivotal battle in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. Union commander Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Tennessee pursued the retreating Confederate Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton and defeated his army twenty miles to the east of Vicksburg, Mississippi, leading inevitably to the Siege of Vicksburg and surrender. The battle is also known as Bakers Creek.

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    150th Vicksburg campaign reenactment 2012- Champion Hill

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    The Battle at Champion Hill, original

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    Lloyd Tilghman CSA died here May 16, 1863 near Edwards Ms. In the Battle of Champion Hill

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