The Engineers at Vicksburg, Part 26: The Union Approaches
Buckland’s Approach was named in honor of brigade commander Brig. Gen. Ralph P. Buckland, a pre-war lawyer whose partner in the practice was Rutherford B. Hayes. Sappers of Buckland’s and Joseph A. J. Lightburn’s brigades sunk an approach toward the Graveyard Road entrance to Vicksburg.

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