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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

By Thomas B Allen

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.

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Format: Book
Author: Allen, Thomas B
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.
Title: 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.
Publisher Date: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Teen literature. United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Teen literature. Technology -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Teen literature. United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Technology -- Teen literature.
Isbn: 9781426303791 (hbk. : alk. paper) 1426303793 (hbk. : alk. paper) 9781426303807 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) 1426303807 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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Call Number: HISTORY US All
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Bib Id: 337211

Format: Book
Author: Allen, Thomas B.
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.
Title: 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.
Publisher, Date: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009.
Description: 144 p. : ill., maps ; 21 x 25 cm.
Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Teen literature.
Subjects: United States. Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Teen literature.
Subjects: Technology -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Teen literature.
Subjects: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Technology -- Teen literature.
Other Author: Allen, Roger MacBride aut.
Notes: 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.
LCCN: 2008024546
ISBN: 9781426303791 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1426303793 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781426303807 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1426303807 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: HISTORY US All