The Railroads of the Confederacy

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THE RAIL ROADS OF THE CONFEDERACY

CHAPEL HILL AND LONDON

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Table of contents

  • Title Page ii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Foreword xi
  • Notes xvi
  • Preface xix
  • Numerical Key to Railroads xxiii
  • Chapter 1 - Railroads Through Dixie 1
  • Chapter 2 - Of Tracks and Trains 12
  • Chapter 3 - Of Men and Methods 26
  • Chapter 4 - Of Dollars and Cents 36
  • Chapter 5 - The Iron Horse Goes Forth to War 49
  • Chapter 6 - Transportation Emergency -- First Phase 63
  • Chapter 7 - Profits, Losses, and Shortages 78
  • Chapter 8 - Colonel Myers Faces Chaos 95
  • Chapter 9 - William M. Wadley 107
  • Chapter 10 - Expanding Difficulties 124
  • Chapter 11 - Concentrations 137
  • Chapter 12 - Wartime Construction Programs 148
  • Chapter 13 - Frederick W. Sims 164
  • Chapter 14 - Steam Cars to Glory 176
  • Chapter 15 - The Iron Horse Stumbles 192
  • Chapter 16 - The Treasure Hunt for Iron 200
  • Chapter 17 - The Downgrade Steepens 214
  • Chapter 18 - The Failure of A Bureaucracy 225
  • Chapter 19 - Hard Faith and Soft Iron 238
  • Chapter 20 - To Sea and Tennessee 256
  • Chapter 21 - The Final Effort 268
  • Chapter 22 - End of Track 282
  • Appeadix - A Note on Texas Railroads 299
  • Notes 300
  • Bibliography 344
  • Index 353
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