Timothy B. Smith
The Inland Campaign for Vicksburg: Five Battles in Seventeen Days
Airdate: 05/09/2024 @ 3:30 pm CST
Timothy B. Smith joins us on A House Divided to talk about his latest book, the fifth and final installment in his highly regarded Vicksburg Campaign of the U. S. Civil War series.
In The Inland Campaign for Vicksburg Smith offers the first book-length examination of Ulysses S. Grant’s winter waterborne attempts to capture the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
Bjorn Skaptason holds a M.A. in history from Loyola University Chicago.
He has published essays on Ambrose Bierce at Shiloh for the Ambrose Bierce Project Journal, on the United States Colored Troops in the campaign and battle of Brice’s Crossroads for the West Tennessee Historical Society Papers, and in the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society on The Chicago Light Artillery. A dealer in antiquarian books, Bjorn produces and guest hosts A House Divided for Author’s Voice®, a live book discussion program streamed from Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. in Chicago.