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Engraved illustration titled "Re-enforcements for Grant's Army Leaving Memphis, Tenn." published in "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Almanac" circa 1862. Memphis, Tennessee, was occupied by Union forces on June 6, 1862 and General Ulysses S. Grant arrived in the city on June 23 to become district commander. He then turned his attention to Mississippi and the stretch of the Mississippi River between Vicksburg and Port Hudson that remained in Confederate hands.

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MVP 3155

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circa 1862

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Memphis (Tenn.)

Reinforcements for Grant's Army leaving Memphis, circa 1862

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