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Engineering victory : how technology won the Civil War / by Thomas F. Army, Jr.

Army, Thomas F., Jr., 1954- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781421419374
  • ISBN: 1421419378
  • Physical Description: xiv, 369 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: masters and mechanics -- Part I. The education and management gap: schooling, business, and culture in mid-nineteenth century America -- Common school reform and science education -- Mechanics' institutes and agricultural fairs: transmitting knowledge and information in antebellum America -- Building railroads: the early development of the modern management system -- Part II. Skills go to war -- Wanted: volunteer engineers -- Early successes and failures: Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Island No. 10, and Middle Tennessee -- McClellan tests his engineers: the Peninsula Campaign, 1862 -- Thomas Scott, Daniel McCallum, Herman Haupt, and the birth of the United States Military Railroad -- Summer-Fall 1862: Maryland, Kentucky, and Tennessee -- Part III. Applied engineering -- Vicksburg -- Gettysburg -- Chattanooga -- The Red River and Petersburg -- Atlanta and the Carolina Campaign -- Conclusion: know-how triumphant.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Technology.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Campaigns.

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