Meaning of Vicksburg in English:


Pronunciation /ˈvɪksbəːɡ/

proper noun

  • A city on the Mississippi River, in western Mississippi; population 24,974 (est. 2008). In 1863, during the American Civil War, it was successfully besieged by Union forces. It was the last Confederate-held outpost on the river and its loss effectively split the secessionist states in half.