Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover
Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III  Soft Cover

Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III Soft Cover

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Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III Soft Cover
 
The Railroads of the Confederacy by Robert C Black III
Soft Cover   notice the corners of the cover.  
Copyright 1998
360 pages Indexed

CONTENTS
Illustrations
Foreword
Preface
I Railroads through Dixie
2 Of Tracks and Trains
3 Of Men and Methods
4 Of Dollars and Cents
5 The Iron Horse Goes Forth to War
6 Transportation Emergency - First Phase
7 Profits, Losses, and Shortages
8 Colonel Myers Faces Chaos
9 William M. Wadley io Expanding Difficulties
II Concentrations
12 Wartime Construction Programs
I3 Frederick W. Sims
14 Steam Cars to Glory
15 The Iron Horse Stumbles
1 6 The Treasure Hunt for Iron
17 The Downgrade Steepens
18 The Failure of a Bureaucracy
19 Hard Faith and Soft Iron
zo To Sea and Tennessee
21 The Final Effort
22 End of Track
Appendix. A Note on Texas Railroads Notes
Bibliography Index

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS                                                                                                                          William Shepperd Ashe, Assistant Quartermaster in Charge of Railroads of the Confederacy, 1861-62        64

William Morrill Wadley, Military Superintendent of Railroads of the Confederacy, 1862-63            64

General Alexander R. Lawton, Quartermaster General, C.S.A., 1863-65           64

Frederick William Sims, Military Superintendent of Railroads of the Confederacy, 1863-65            64

Major General William Mahone, President of the Norfolk & Petersburg                       Railroad        65

General Jeremy F. Gilmer, Chief of Engineer Bureau, C.S.A.          65

A Native Southerner. The freight locomotive Roanoke       65

Typical Railroad Share Certificate          80

A Small-change "Shin-plaster"   80

Manassas Gap Railroad Train Carrying Troops to First Manassas   81

Confederate Track Used by an Emergency Federal Hospital Train          81

A Prisoner of War. One of the locomotives abandoned by the Confederates when they evacuated Atlanta  256

The Roundhouse of the Georgia Railroad at Atlanta after the Confederate Evacuation       257

Ruins of a Rolling Mill and the Wrecked Tracks of the Georgia Railroad after Hood's Evacuation     257

Confederate Life Line. The Western & Atlantic Railroad at Allatoona Pass,                   Georgia            272

A Derelict Richmond & Petersburg Locomotive in Fallen Richmond       272

Lee's Last Supply Line. The South Side Railroad at Appomattox Station, Virginia, shortly after the surrender          273

Wreckage of the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad Bridge over the North Anna River, Virginia          273

A DRAWING AND FACSIMILES                                                                                                           Typical Confederate Motive Power. The American-type locomotive Allegheny of the Virginia Central Railroad, built in Richmond by the Tredegar Iron Works in 1856            23

Southern Train Schedules from Appleton's Railway Guide, June, 1860 33

An Engineer's Department Transportation Request    66

The Virginia Central Railroad Transports Flour for the Confederacy       97

Colonel Wadley Turns Over His Railroad Bureau Property to Secretary of War Seddon at the Time of his Dismissal         165

Letter from William M. Wadley to Secretary of War Seddon        203

An Order from the Transportation Office in Richmond to the Piedmont Railroad to Transport One Horse from Danville to Greensboro         228

The Railroad Bureau Helps Out the South Side Railroad     235

 

MAPS                                                                                                                                                                               The Railroads of the Confederate States as of June 1, 1861         xxiii—xxix

Principal Interstate Railroad Links to the Confederate States,

Spring, 1861                                                                                    6

Railroad Approaches to Manassas Junction, July, 1861      61

Railroad Leading to Corinth, Mississippi, Spring, 1861       141

Railroads in the "Peninsular Campaign," Virginia, 1862     179

Movements of Bragg's Army from Tupelo, Mississippi, to Chattanooga, Tennessee, June—August, 1862           183

Railroads Used to Transport the First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia to Chickamauga, September, 1863   189

The Mississippi and Tennessee Railroad, Fall, 1863 222

 Sherman's Meridian Campaign, February, 1864     239

Sherman's Georgia Campaigns of 1864           259

Railroad Supply Lines, Hood's Tennessee Campaign, October—December, 1864      265

Confederate Use of Railroads in the Bentonville Campaign, January—March, 1865 275

Railroads Involved in Final Confederate Operations in Virginia, January—                          April, 1865  283


Tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war.  Maps of all confederate railroads and contemporary photographs and facsimiles of such documents as railroad tickets, timetables, soldier passes and more.
The book will captivate railroad enthusiasts as well as readers interested in the Civil War.


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