The Engineers at Vicksburg Part 14: Preparing for a Union crossing
Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen commanded Confederate forces at Grand Gulf. Fiery and aggressive, he proved to be Pemberton’s finest division commander. Bowen contracted dysentery during the siege of Vicksburg, and died a few days after the city surrendered.

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