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The Resource Engineering victory : how technology won the Civil War, by Thomas F. Army, Jr

Engineering victory : how technology won the Civil War, by Thomas F. Army, Jr

Label
Engineering victory : how technology won the Civil War
Title
Engineering victory
Title remainder
how technology won the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas F. Army, Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E468.9
LC item number
.A67 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology
Target audience
adult
Label
Engineering victory : how technology won the Civil War, by Thomas F. Army, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: masters and mechanics -- Part I. The education and management gap: schooling, business, and culture in mid-nineteenth century America -- Common school reform and science education -- Mechanics' institutes and agricultural fairs: transmitting knowledge and information in antebellum America -- Building railroads: the early development of the modern management system -- Part II. Skills go to war -- Wanted: volunteer engineers -- Early successes and failures: Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Island No. 10, and Middle Tennessee -- McClellan tests his engineers: the Peninsula Campaign, 1862 -- Thomas Scott, Daniel McCallum, Herman Haupt, and the birth of the United States Military Railroad -- Summer-Fall 1862: Maryland, Kentucky, and Tennessee -- Part III. Applied engineering -- Vicksburg -- Gettysburg -- Chattanooga -- The Red River and Petersburg -- Atlanta and the Carolina Campaign -- Conclusion: know-how triumphant
Control code
20806564
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 369 pages
Isbn
9781421419374
Lccn
2015026992
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Engineering victory : how technology won the Civil War, by Thomas F. Army, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: masters and mechanics -- Part I. The education and management gap: schooling, business, and culture in mid-nineteenth century America -- Common school reform and science education -- Mechanics' institutes and agricultural fairs: transmitting knowledge and information in antebellum America -- Building railroads: the early development of the modern management system -- Part II. Skills go to war -- Wanted: volunteer engineers -- Early successes and failures: Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, Island No. 10, and Middle Tennessee -- McClellan tests his engineers: the Peninsula Campaign, 1862 -- Thomas Scott, Daniel McCallum, Herman Haupt, and the birth of the United States Military Railroad -- Summer-Fall 1862: Maryland, Kentucky, and Tennessee -- Part III. Applied engineering -- Vicksburg -- Gettysburg -- Chattanooga -- The Red River and Petersburg -- Atlanta and the Carolina Campaign -- Conclusion: know-how triumphant
Control code
20806564
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 369 pages
Isbn
9781421419374
Lccn
2015026992
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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