400 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 18 illus., 8 line drawings, 17 maps
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4729-9
Published: April 1998
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With maps of all the Confederate railroads and contemporary photographs and facsimiles of such documents as railroad tickets, timetables, and soldiers' passes, the book will captivate railroad enthusiasts as well as readers interested in the Civil War.
About the Author
Robert C. Black III lives in Denver, Colorado. His books include The Younger John Winthrop.
For more information about Robert C. Black III, visit the Author Page.
"[Explores the] subject with commendable thoroughness. . . . Outstanding."--American Historical Review
"A superior historical monograph. Mr. Black has examined a technical subject with the understanding of an engineer. . . . Black has provided the historian with a valuable reference on an important phase of the Confederacy."--Mississippi Valley Historical Review
"A valuable addition to the Civil War shelf. Thorough in its research, it scrutinizes a vital phase of the rebellion. . . . Fascinating."--Chicago Tribune
"Eminently worthy of study by those interested in either railroads or the Civil War."--New York Times