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The L&N Railroad in the Civil War : a vital north-south link and the struggle to control it /
Dan Lee.
imprint
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011.
description
ix, 214 p.
ISBN
0786461578 (softcover : alk. paper), 9780786461578 (softcover : alk. paper)
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imprint
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2011.
isbn
0786461578 (softcover : alk. paper)
9780786461578 (softcover : alk. paper)
contents note
Introduction -- The journey begins, 1850-1860 -- The end of peace, 1860-1861 -- The federals advance -- The first drops of blood are drawn -- The stalemate is broken -- On to Nashville -- The year of the thunderbolt -- Confederate Kentucky? -- Destination Louisville -- Return of the thunderbolt -- Guerrillas and the great -- World without Morgan -- The uneasy interlude, 1864 -- Hell boils over -- The last guerrilla -- Afterword.
abstract
"This history recounts the numerous military events along the L&N in the years 1861 through 1865, and also examines the still-resonant theme of the relationship between a major corporation and the government during a time of national crisis"--Provided by publisher.
catalogue key
7622811
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dan Lee has degrees in history from Murray State University and Western Kentucky University. He lives in Hardin County, Kentucky.
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Summaries
Main Description
The Louisville & Nashville Railroad was completed just as the first salvos of the Civil War erupted. As one of the few railroads linking the North and South, the L&N was valuable to both the Union and the Confederacy. Consequently, its route became a fiercely contested corridor of fire and blood. This history recounts the numerous military events along the L&N in the years11861 through 1865, and also examines the still-resonant theme of the relationship between a major corporation and the1government during a time of national crisis.
Main Description
The Louisville & Nashville Railroad was completed just as the first salvos of the Civil War erupted. As one of the few railroads linking the North and South, the L&N was valuable to both the Union and the Confederacy. Consequently, its route became a fiercely contested corridor of fire and blood. This history recounts the numerous military events along the L&N in the years 1861 through 1865, and also examines the still-resonant theme of the relationship between a major corporation and the government during a time of national crisis.
Main Description
The Louisville & Nashville Railroad was completed just as the first salvos of the Civil War erupted. As one of the few U.S. railroads linking the North and South, The L&N was valuable to both the Union And The Confederacy. Consequently, its route became a fiercely contested corridor of fire and blood. This history recounts the numerous military events along the L&N in the years 1861 through 1865, and also examines the still-resonant theme of the relationship between a major corporation And The government during a time of national crisis.
Main Description
The Louisville Nashville Railroad was completed just as the first salvos of the Civil War erupted. As one of the few U.S. railroads linking the North and South, the LN was valuable to both the Union and the Confederacy. Consequently, its route became a fiercely contested corridor of fire and blood. This history recounts the numerous military events along the LN in the years 1861 through 1865, and also examines the still-resonant theme of the relationship between a major corporation and the government during a time of national crisis.
Library of Congress Summary
"This history recounts the numerous military events along the L&N in the years 1861 through 1865, and also examines the still-resonant theme of the relationship between a major corporation and the government during a time of national crisis"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. 1
Introductionp. 5
The Journey Begins, 1850-1860p. 11
The End of Peace, 1860-1861p. 17
The Federals Advancep. 27
The First Drops of Blood Are Drawnp. 33
The Stalemate Is Brokenp. 42
On to Nashvillep. 53
The Year of the Thunderboltp. 60
Confederate Kentucky?p. 76
Destination Louisvillep. 90
Return of the Thunderboltp. 103
Guerrillas and the Great Raidp. 124
A World without Morganp. 138
The Uneasy Interlude, 1864p. 147
Hell Boils Overp. 163
The Last Guerrillap. 180
Afterwordp. 189
Chapter Notesp. 193
Bibliographyp. 199
Indexp. 207
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