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Technology and the Civil War

by Shane Mountjoy

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Technology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Shane Mountjoy.
    SeriesThe Civil War : a nation divided
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468.9 .M93 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16927060M
    ISBN 109781604130379
    LC Control Number2008026563
    OCLC/WorldCa232358138

    Civil War, in U.S. history, conflict (–65) between the Northern states (the Union) and the Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the is generally known in the South as the War between the States and is also called the War of the Rebellion (the official Union designation), the War of Secession, and the War for Southern Independence. The reason this book stops at Waterloo and mentions nothing of the Civil War, or the World Wars, is that it was written in It’s a unique historical document that gives greater influence to our classical past. If you’re a strategy nut, read this. Civil War Stories by Ambrose .

    Superior engineering skills among Union soldiers helped ensure victory in the Civil War. Engineering Victory brings a fresh approach to the question of why the North prevailed in the Civil War. Historian Thomas F. Army, Jr., identifies strength in engineering—not superior military strategy or industrial advantage—as the critical determining factor in the war’s outcome.   Five Books to Make You Less Stupid About the Civil War 29th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, U.S. Colored Troops in formation near Beaufort, South Carolina, Library of CongressAuthor: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

      This book might have been published in , but the descriptions of the modern South's nostalgia for the "Lost Cause" of the Civil War could just as easily be written today. Click here to buy. The first modern war or the last old-fashioned war? That question engages two historians seeking to define the Civil War, and their answers are as different as their books. Edward Hagerman, from the perspective of York University in Toronto, states his case unhesitatingly in his title— The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare.


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"Thomas Army Jr. has produced an interesting and thought-provoking study of military engineering in the Civil War with which students of the war, logistics, and technology will have to reckon." (Civil War Book Review) Army has made a major contribution to the understanding of how engineering and technology played a vital role in Union victory/5(11).

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Teen & Young Adult United States Civil War Period History # in Teen & Young Adult Technology # in Children's Science & Nature Books2/5(1).

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The exodus of available men into the armies shifted an agrarian economy to one based on mechanization. The war encouraged wide-scale industrial expansion. Soldiers needed to be clothed, fed, and provided arms and ammunition. The American Civil War (–) was a civil war in the United States of America.

Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".

Civil War Book Review is the journal of record for new and newly reprinted books about the Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras. Published quarterly by the LSU Libraries.

Exploding shells, hot air balloons, anesthesia, land mines, submarines, and the telegraph are a few of the unique technologies that Union and Confederate leaders used in their struggle to win the.

Riveting novel of the gradual unravelling of a Civil War veteran turned town marshal—clearly suffering from PTSD—as a forest fire and a deadly epidemic threatens his small town in s Wisconsin.

War memory, horror, and a vivid portrayal of postwar life are all crowded into this brisk, page book. Geraldine Brooks, March ().

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Books shelved as civil-war: The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson, Te. New technology in naval warfare included ironclads and submarines. The Civil War was the first major war that involved ironclad ships.

These were ships that were protected by steel or iron armor plates. They were nearly impossible to sink with conventional weapons and. A crucial part of the Civil War story is that more t American Indians fought on both sides of the conflict.

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James McPherson. FOR CAUSE AND COMRADES: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM, Allan Nevins. Clausewitz missed the importance of technology as a variable in his analysis of war.

7 Tilly, one of the most critical commentators on the war–state relationship, was also sceptical about the importance of technology in this process, and focused instead on the economics of waging war. 8 The omission is understandable, because the history of Author: Warren Chin.

About This Quiz & Worksheet. This quiz/worksheet will test your understanding of U.S. Civil War technology. Important topics include the first telegraph and the battle of Bull Run. In the end the use of these new weaponry and technology would change how all wars there after would be fought.

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The Civil War book series (OCLC ) chronicles in great detail the American Civil hed by Time Life the series was simultaneously released in the USA and Canada between andwith subsequent identical reprints in the late s - early s following suit for foreign, though untranslated, dissemination as well.

Some titles focused on a specific topic, such as the. The whole set of Civil War lapbook pics are here at Flickr. The large, light yellow shutterfold started out as a notebooking page. But we kept adding information until it grew two flaps. And then we decided to treat is as a large minibook and as a flap on the lapbook.

The back of this book holds two more minibooks. Our Favorite Civil War Living.ways for students to learn about the Civil War and the historical context in which the conflict transpired.

History, literature and drama courses are expected areas in which students study the Civil War. The inclusion of math, science and technology activities in this guide will allow educators to bring Civil War .The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from tofought between the northern United States (loyal to the Union) and the southern United States (that had seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy).

The civil war began primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black : Ap – April 9, (3 years, days).