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Railroads in the Civil War : the impact of management on victory and defeat / John E. Clark, Jr.

Author/Creator:
Clark, John Elwood, 1940-
Publication:
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2001.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Conflicting worlds
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Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Transportation.
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Railroads -- Confederate States of America -- History.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government.
United States. Army -- Management -- History -- 19th century.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Management.
United States. Army -- Transportation -- History -- 19th century.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Transportation.
Contents:
Introduction: development of an American transportation system
The challenge of war management: Union and Confederate government responses
The Confederacy: crisis and decision
Southern railroads and the Longstreet movement: the effect of Confederate mismanagement
"A serious disaster": the federal government responds to defeat at Chickamauga
The 11th and 12th corps movement: the success of northern management
The failure of Confederate war management
Appendix: units of Longstreet's corps and the 11th and 12th corps.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-255) and index.
ISBN:
0807127264 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
46918558