Coverart for item
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

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Allen, Thomas B
Dewey number
973.7/301
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1180L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
E468.9
LC item number
.A44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Allen, Roger MacBride
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • Technology
  • United States
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-142) 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
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
Dimensions
21 x 25 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781426303791
Lccn
2008024546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0007746140
  • 497478
Label
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
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 140-142) 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
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
Dimensions
21 x 25 cm
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781426303791
Lccn
2008024546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • BK0007746140
  • 497478

Library Locations

    • Cameron Village Regional LibraryBorrow it
      1930 Clark Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27605, US
      35.789611 -78.6579744
    • Cary Community LibraryBorrow it
      310 South Academy Street, Cary, NC, 27511, US
      35.784208 -78.78162309999999
    • Fuquay-Varina Community LibraryBorrow it
      133 South Fuquay Avenue, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526, US
      35.5829283 -78.7978114
    • Holly Springs Community LibraryBorrow it
      300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC, 27540, US
      35.6501234 -78.8363979
    • Leesville Community LibraryBorrow it
      5105 Country Trail, Raleigh, NC, 27613, US
      35.8854118 -78.71521709999999
    • Northeast Regional LibraryBorrow it
      4401 Green Elm Lane, Raleigh, NC, 27614, US
      35.9535279 -78.544333
    • North Regional Library Borrow it
      7009 Harps Mill Road, Raleigh, NC, 27615, US
      35.880961 -78.628395
    • Southeast Regional LibraryBorrow it
      908 7th Avenue, Garner, NC, 27529, US
      35.7060093 -78.62109339999999
    • Wendell Community LibraryBorrow it
      207 South Hollybrook Road, Wendell, NC, 27591, US
      35.77874 -78.366075
    • West Regional LibraryBorrow it
      4000 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary, NC, 27519, US
      35.8146787 -78.8646832
Processing Feedback ...