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The railroad and the Civil War (1860s) / Tamra Orr.

Orr, Tamra (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Railroad in American history.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J385 ORR (Text) 39231032559789 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781612282893 (library bound)
  • ISBN: 161228289X (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"It is done!" -- The war between the states -- Which route is the best? -- The big four businessmen -- North versus South -- Attack of the rails -- Finding the workers -- An ode to rails -- On to Promontory Summit! -- The Harvey girls -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
"The Civil War tore a hole in the country, creating a wound that was almost impossible to heal. At a time when the two sides of the nation were still struggling to accept the war's casualties, something else came along to unite the country again. It was the Transcontinental Railroad- a line of train tracks stretching from one side of the war-torn country to the next"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Railroads > United States > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Railroads > United States > Design and construction > History > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Transportation > Juvenile literature.

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