Product Details


Title:
Northern Railroads in the Civil War
Author:
Thomas Weber
Publisher:
Indiana U Press
ISBN or Item #
0253213215
Date Listed:
2007-04-11 21:33:54
Retail Price:
$29.95
Our Price:
$27.95
Description:

The Northern Railroads in the Civil War, 1861-1865

By Thomas Weber.

Softcover; 336 pages, 5 1/2 x 8.

"How the Northern railroads helped win the American Civil War and how the war changed American railroad administration and construction.

" . . . eminently worthy of study by those interested in either railroads or the Civil War." —The New York Times Book Review

" . . . the premier account of the impact of the Northern railroads on the American Civil War and the corresponding impact of the war on railroad administration and construction." —NMRA Bulletin

"Time has been very good to Thomas Weber's premier account of the impact of the railroads on the American Civil War and vice versa. Although it has been out of print since the 1970s, it has never been out of demand. Weber's analysis shows not only how the North was helped to victory through its effective use of the rails, but also how the war changed the way railroads were built, run and financed in the years after the war.

"Thomas Weber, retired professor of history at Douglass College / Rutgers University, makes his home in Edison, New Jersey. He has two children and one grandchild."