The Resource Confederate commissary general : Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army, Jerrold Northrop Moore ; foreword by Lynda L. Crist

Confederate commissary general : Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army, Jerrold Northrop Moore ; foreword by Lynda L. Crist

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Confederate commissary general : Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army
Title
Confederate commissary general
Title remainder
Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army
Statement of responsibility
Jerrold Northrop Moore ; foreword by Lynda L. Crist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This full-length study looks at food, the most basic of all supplies, using unpublished manuscripts on the infrastructure of the Confederate war machine. Topics covered include Southern agriculture, railroads, money supply, naval blockade running, overland trading through enemy lines, military strategy and tactics, the Confederate Congress, and the work of a wide range of Southern leaders from Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee downwards
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moore, Jerrold Northrop
Dewey number
  • 973.7/3/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.N67
LC item number
M66 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Northrop, Lucius Bellinger
  • Generals
  • Confederate States of America
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
  • Northrop, Lucius Bellinger
  • USA
Label
Confederate commissary general : Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army, Jerrold Northrop Moore ; foreword by Lynda L. Crist
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-324) and index
Contents
Origins -- Soldiers and Indians -- The injured man -- The approach of war -- Commissary General -- Richmond and the railroads -- Policies for staples in Virginia -- Manassas -- Starving on the field of victory? -- Solution and dissolution in Northern Virginia -- Failures and hopes in the West -- Second harvest -- Pillars of salt -- Farther fetched meat -- Troublemakers -- Virginia winter of discontent -- Piggery in the West, penury in the East -- Prisoners of inflation -- 1864 : the year of nemesis -- Headhunting -- "A ticket-of-leave man "
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 340 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035679658
Label
Confederate commissary general : Lucius Bellinger Northrop and the Subsistence Bureau of the Southern Army, Jerrold Northrop Moore ; foreword by Lynda L. Crist
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 312-324) and index
Contents
Origins -- Soldiers and Indians -- The injured man -- The approach of war -- Commissary General -- Richmond and the railroads -- Policies for staples in Virginia -- Manassas -- Starving on the field of victory? -- Solution and dissolution in Northern Virginia -- Failures and hopes in the West -- Second harvest -- Pillars of salt -- Farther fetched meat -- Troublemakers -- Virginia winter of discontent -- Piggery in the West, penury in the East -- Prisoners of inflation -- 1864 : the year of nemesis -- Headhunting -- "A ticket-of-leave man "
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 340 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035679658

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