From Ohio History Central
→American Civil War: 1860-1865
*1863: Following a six-week siege, Confederate forces surrendered [[Vicksburg]] to Federal troops led by Ohioan [[Ulysses S. Grant]].
*1863: [[Morgan's Raid
.]] Confederate Brigadier General [[John Hunt Morgan]] led troops on a daring raid across southern Ohio.
*1863: [[Battle of Buffington Island]],the only [[Civil War]] battle fought on Ohio soil.