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Author Allen, Thomas B.

Title Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War / Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 973.7 All    ---  Available
Description 144 p. : ill., maps ; 21 x 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-142) and index.
Contents Spirit of invention -- 1850-1860: Nation moving toward civil war -- Lincoln's secret train -- Lincoln takes command -- Anaconda plan -- Learning war -- Riding the winds of battle -- Ironclads -- Summer 1862-Spring 1863: Lincoln searches for a general -- Runners & raiders -- Old war, new war -- Slow march to rapid fire -- Homemade navy -- Rails & wires at war -- November 1863-August 1864: Stalemate East & West -- Total war -- Legacy beyond the battlefield.
Indexed In: Bklst 12/15/2008
SLJ Feb 2009
VOYA 2009 no. 1
Kirkus 11/15/2008
Summary Reveals how President Lincoln's appreciation for the power of technology played a critical role in the North's Civil War victory over the less developed South, and discusses the specific technologies used by the North in the war.
Source NBK 4/9 PPLY
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army -- History.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Technology -- United States -- History.
Added Author Allen, Roger MacBride.
ISBN 9781426303791

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