AuthorClark, John Elwood, 1940-
TitleRailroads in the Civil War : the impact of management on victory and defeat / John E. Clark, Jr.
PublishedBaton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2001.
Descriptionxv, 275 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
SeriesConflicting worlds
ISBN0-8071-2726-4 (alk. paper)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [239]-255) and index.
Formatted NoteContents: 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.
SubjectsConfederate States of America -- Politics and government.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Management.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Transportation.
Railroads -- Confederate States of America -- History.
Railroads -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Transportation.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
United States. Army -- Management -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Army -- Transportation -- History -- 19th century.
LC Card Number2001-2452
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: E 491 C593
mq205591: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
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