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Author Clark, John Elwood, 1940-

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

Imprint Baton Rouge, [La.] : Louisiana State University Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.742 C548r 2001    ---  Available
Description xv, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Conflicting worlds
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-255) and index.
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 0807127264 (alk. paper)

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