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Battle of Grand Gulf

Confederate Commander

Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen

Forces Engaged: 4,200

Killed: 3

Wounded: 19

Total Casualties: 22

April 29, 1863

Grand Gulf, Mississippi

Confederate Victory

Part of the Vicksburg Campaign

Union Commander

Admiral David D. Porter

Forces Engaged: 7 Ironclad Warships

10,000 men on Transport Vessels

Killed: 18

Wounded: 57

Total Casualties: 75

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          Campaign." Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1985. p 68-71

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