Includes bibliographical references (p. -293) and index.
The rise and fall of a federal supply system -- The formation of a national bureaucracy -- The making of a mixed military economy -- The trouble with contracting -- The middleman on trial -- The unacknowledged militarization of America -- Appendix A : note on the value of a dollar during the Civil War era -- Appendix B : leading northern military contractors in selected industries -- Appendix C : note on data collection and record linkages.
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