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The railroads of the Confederacy

by Robert C. Black

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America.
    • Subjects:
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Transportation.,
    • Railroads -- Confederate States of America.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Transportation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert C. Black III.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE545 .B55 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 360 p. :
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL696754M
      ISBN 100807847291
      LC Control Number97044268

      Black's Maps: Most of the railroads have a "Black's Map Number." These identify the railroad on the appropriate map from Black's Railroads of the view Black's maps, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer (get a free copy here). (If you have Reader on your machine and the map will not open in your browser, right-click on the link below and Save .   'The Railroads of the Confederacy' by Robert C. Black III "Originally published by UNC Press in , The Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war.

        The country music band is moving full steam ahead, despite losing two gigs over its name and logo. Founded in at the site of Ross's Landing on the Tennessee River, Chattanooga was once a small settlement centered around a trading post run by John Ross, who was the leader of the Cherokee nation at the time. In , the State of Georgia chartered the Western and Atlantic Railroad to connect the village of Marthasville (now Atlanta) with the river port at Chattanooga.

      File:Railroads of the This is a list of Confederate Railroads in operation or used by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil also Confederate railroads in the American Civil the outset of the war, the Confederacy possessed the third largest set of railroads of any nation in the world, with about 9, miles of railroad track. Gaps between lines, incompatible track gauges, and other vexing impediments remained in both the North and South. As John E. Clark explains in this compelling study, the skill with which Union and Confederate war leaders met those problems and utilized the rail system to its fullest potential was an essential ingredient for ultimate victory.


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Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war. Robert Black presents a complex and fascinating tale, with the railroads of the American South playing the part of tragic hero in the Civil War: at first vigorous though immature; The railroads of the Confederacy book overloaded, driven unmercifully, Cited by: Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war.

Robert Black presents a complex and fascinating tale, with the railroads of the American South playing the part of tragic hero in the Civil War: at first vigorous though immature; then overloaded, driven unmercifully, st4/5.

Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war. Robert Black presents a complex and fascinating tale, with the railroads of the American South playing the part of tragic hero in the Civil War: at first vigorous though immature; then overloaded, driven unmercifully, /5(16).

Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war. Robert Black presents a complex and fascinating tale, with the railroads of the American Sout. Author: Robert C. Black; Publisher: UNC Press Books ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads.

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Black,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(12). That passion led to Railroads of the Confederacy. In sum, this is an outstanding book. It provides an in-depth look at a strategic Confederate resource and, in the process, gives insight to the strengths and weaknesses of the Confederacy itself.

Despite the detail, it /5. 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. A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel by American novelist John Kennedy Toole which reached publication ineleven years after Toole's suicide.

Published through the efforts of writer Walker Percy (who also contributed a foreword) and Toole's mother, Thelma, the book became first a cult classic, then a mainstream success; it earned Toole a posthumous Pulitzer. Book Description The University of North Carolina Press, United States, Paperback.

Condition: New. New edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war/5(12). Get this from a library.

The railroads of the Confederacy. [Robert C Black, III] -- The Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war, looking at the railroads of the American South and how they played the part of tragic.

With maps of all the Confederate railroads and contemporary photographs and facsimiles of such documents as railroad tickets, timetables, and soldiers' passes, the book will captivate railroad enthusiasts as well as readers interested in the Civil War.

The Railroads of the Confederacy Robert C. Black III (Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press, ), pages. Reviewed by Emil Posey, Tennessee Valley Civil War Round Table I became interested in this book on the recommendation of Greg Biggs during our field October field trip to trace General Sherman’s Atlanta.

"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 unable to cover the entire subject in depth. MY FIRST BOOK: Locomotives Up.

This book HAS BEEN WRITTEN PRIMARILY BECAUSE THE AUTHOR has long desired such a volume, and no one has seen fit to produce it for him.

An interest in the Civil War, persisting from boyhood, a passion for railroads that antedates even his earliest memories, and a service of three years in the U. Army Transportation Corps in the heart of the former Confederate.

By this they typically mean weapons and tactics, including use of railroads to transport troops and supplies. Efficient and effective use by the federal government (now an oxymoron) vs. ineffective use of the resource by the Confederacy was a major contributor to the Union's victory.

This book is well-researched and well by: 8. Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war. Robert Black presents a complex and fascinating tale, with the railroads of the American South playing the part of tragic hero in the Civil War: at first vigorous though immature; then overloaded, driven unmercifully, starved for.

Originally published by UNC Press inThe Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war. Robert Black presents a complex and fascinating tale, with the railroads of the American South playing the part of tragic hero in the Civil War: at first vigorous though immature; then overloaded, driven unmercifully, /5(11).

The story of the use of railroads on a major scale during the American Civil War. The book includes maps of all the Confederate railroads and contemporary photographs and facsimiles of such documents Read more.

This is a list of Confederate Railroads in operation or used by the Confederate States of America during the American Civil also Confederate railroads in the American Civil the outset of the war, the Confederacy possessed the third largest set of railroads of any nation in the world, with about 9, miles of railroad track.

Southern companies, towns, cities .The Railroads of the Confederacy, Robert C. Black III (Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press, ), pages.

I became interested in this book on the recommendation of Greg Biggs during our field October field trip to trace General Sherman’s Atlanta campaign (Part 1, up to Kennesaw Mountain).The Railroads of the Confederacy.

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