2 edition of The Northern railroads in the Civil War, 1861-1865. found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. -301.
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New legislation allowed under the name of ""which brought railroads and their rolling stock under the de facto control of the military. A while back there was a great RMC cover article on a Civil War theme layout but it's not common.
1863 [ ] In April The Northern railroads in the Civil War, the presidents of the southern railroads again convened in and again addressed on the condition of the rails and appealed to Congress for remedial legislation. Howard and Henry Slocum, from northern Virginia to near Chattanooga, Tennessee. He developed a reputation as an autocratic leader, running his railroad with "strict precision and stern discipline. On February 11, 1862, Secretary Stanton appointed Daniel C.
These trifolded reports give the train number, point of embarkation and debarkation, the date of the movement, and the times of departure and arrival. First published by Columbia University Press in 1952, it 1861-1865. been out of print since the 1970s, but never out of demand. Printed annual reports on the operations of the railroad by McCallum, dated September 30, 1863, and September 30, 1865, and by E. Records of the field organizations and those of the headquarters office are arranged in general by location of railroads and include daily work reports, freight books, engine ledgers, labor and material accounts, and much miscellaneous material.
I grew up in Baton Rouge, LA and just north of there was the Port Hudson battlefield, site of a major siege in 1863. Military Railroad Timetables, 1862—1864 Entry 1580.
General Haupt himself is standing on top of the embankment in the center. "The Railroads of Georgia, 1860-1880.
His greatest success was supporting the western operations from Nashville and Chattanooga under Gen. Effect of the War upon Railroad Business: The East-West Trunk Lines VI. However, many of the principles and methods of operation used in that campaign were perfected by Herman Haupt with the Army of the Potomac in northern Virginia in 1862.
" McCallum's prewar experience in railroading came from his years of acting as superintendent of the New York and Erie Railroad, beginning in 1854.
On one trip we got a ride in the back of some local's pickup truck and in the back he had a piece of strap iron rail from the old railroad! Best part was the section, in chapter 10, on Herman Haupt, a West Point grad who had resigned his commission and became an engineering professor, then worked in the RR industry.
First published by Columbia University Press in 1952, it has been out of print since the 1970s, but never out of demand.
Haupt set up his headquarters in Alexandria and, while working nonstop for six days and nights, issued orders to unjam the mass of supply and troop trains on the Orange and Alexandria and, during the battle, to bring the wounded back from Manassas.