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The Engineers at Vicksburg, Part 20: Ax and saw, pick and shovel
Maj. Samuel Lockett, chief engineer of the Confederate army, conferred with Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman atop Vicksburg’s fortifications at the outset of the siege, trading barbs over the pace at which the Union would take the city.

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