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the Map


Inquiry Question

Historical Context

Map 2




Table of

Locating the Site

Map 1: The Mississippi River Valley.
[Graphic] Map 1 with link to higher quality map.

Questions for Map 1

1. Name all of the Confederate states that would be cut off if the Union gained control of the Mississippi.

2. Circle Vicksburg and Port Hudson on the map. Then trace the Mississippi where it runs between the two forts.

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