2 edition of Train running for the Confederacy, 1861-1865 found in the catalog.
Train running for the Confederacy, 1861-1865
Carter S. Anderson
|Statement||[Carter S. Anderson ; edited by] Walbrook D. Swank.|
|Contributions||Swank, Walbrook D.|
|LC Classifications||HE2791 .V8253 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||74 p. :|
|Number of Pages||74|
|LC Control Number||90090102|
The Confederate Railroads have only once been given a detailed examination. "The Railroads of the Confederacy," by Robert Black, is a sixty-five-year-old look at the entire subject. Though a classic, and the essential starting point in understanding the railroads, Black was . Late that night a special train carrying the President and Members of the Confederate Cabinet departed Richmond for Danville, Virginia. Although the news was bleak, it was the hope of all on board that the struggle could be continued. Shortly after midnight a second train departed the Richmond station following the fleeing government south.
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One small discoloration on spine. Otherwise a fine copy, internally clean and fre Book Description. “The Confederate Nation has yet to be superseded as the standard title on the subject. ” —Journal of Southern History, “Incisive and insightful.
As good a short history of the Southern war effort was we have.” —T. Harry Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning 1861-1865 book of Lincoln and His GeneralsEmory M. Thomas’s critically acclaimed chronicle of the Confederacy remains widely.
Frank Vandiver’s Confederate Blockade Running Through Bermuda. “Essential for any study of the routing of English supplies for the Confederacy. Vandiver’s introduction is a masterful presentation of blockade running.” –Nevins. Very good; owner presentation; lt. Walbrook D. Swank Walbrook "Wally" Davis Swank (Novem - May 4, ) was a World War II officer and a noted historical author.
Walbrook Swank was born in Harrisonburg, was a graduate of Ohio State University and a life member of the OSU Alumni Association, and a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. In addition to the two books previously mentioned, Robert C. Black III's The Railroads of the Confederacy and George B.
Abdill's Civil War Railroads, a couple of others in my meager collection include The Northern Railroads in the Civil War by Thomas Weber and Civil War Railroads and Models by Edwin P. Alexander. The Confederate States of America was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the United States in following the election of President Abraham Lincoln.
The Great Locomotive Chase took place Apduring the American Civil War (). Also known as the Andrews' Raid, the mission saw civilian scout James J.
Andrews lead a small force of disguised Union soldiers south to Big Shanty (Kennesaw), GA with the goal of stealing a locomotive and sabotaging the Western & Atlantic Railroad between Atlanta, GA and Chattanooga, TN. The Confederate Nation, book.
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The Civil War is the first war in which railroads were a major factor. The s had seen enormous growth in the railroad industry so that by22, miles of track had been laid in the Northern states and 9, miles in the South.
Colonel Stonewall Jackson's operations against the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in were aimed at disrupting the critical railroad used heavily by the opposing Union Army as a major supply route.
A second goal was to capture the maximum number of locomotives and cars for use in the Confederate States of this point in the war, the state of Maryland's stance was not yet determined.
The Great Locomotive Chase (also known as the Andrews' Raid or Mitchel Raid) was a military raid that occurred Apin northern Georgia during the American Civil eers from the Union Army, led by civilian scout James J.
Andrews, commandeered a train, The General, and took it northward toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, doing as much damage as possible to the vital Western and.
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