The Resource Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War, Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen

Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War, Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen

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Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War
Title
Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war
Title remainder
how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen
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Language
eng
Summary
Lincoln knew that winning the war would take more than the same old strategies and maneuvers. It would require using technology to create new ways of waging war. Lincoln worked to make sure his soldiers and sailors had the best and latest hardware. By combining new tools with time-tested tactics, he helped revolutionize warfare
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Allen, Thomas B
Dewey number
973.7/301
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E468.9
LC item number
.A44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Allen, Roger MacBride
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Technology
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Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War, Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-142) and index
Contents
Spirit of invention -- 1850-1860: Nation moving toward civil war -- Lincoln's secret train -- Lincoln takes command -- Anaconda plan -- Learning war -- Riding the winds of battle -- Ironclads -- Summer 1862-Spring 1863: Lincoln searches for a general -- Runners & raiders -- Old war, new war -- Slow march to rapid fire -- Homemade navy -- Rails & wires at war -- November 1863-August 1864: Stalemate East & West -- Total war -- Legacy beyond the battlefield
Extent
1 online resource (144 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036743091
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Mr. Lincoln's high-tech war : how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War, Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-142) and index
Contents
Spirit of invention -- 1850-1860: Nation moving toward civil war -- Lincoln's secret train -- Lincoln takes command -- Anaconda plan -- Learning war -- Riding the winds of battle -- Ironclads -- Summer 1862-Spring 1863: Lincoln searches for a general -- Runners & raiders -- Old war, new war -- Slow march to rapid fire -- Homemade navy -- Rails & wires at war -- November 1863-August 1864: Stalemate East & West -- Total war -- Legacy beyond the battlefield
Extent
1 online resource (144 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036743091

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