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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

Author: Thomas B Allen; Roger MacBride Allen
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Allen; Roger MacBride Allen
ISBN: 9781426303791 1426303793 9781426303807 1426303807
OCLC Number: 223891915
Description: 144 p. : ill., maps ; 21 x 25 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Thomas B. Allen & Roger MacBride Allen.
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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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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-19) Good Permalink

     Informational text covering Lincoln's election to a divided nation.  Covers happenings of the Civil War along with different weapon inventions developed at that time. Good for upper elementary, middle school, and high school libraries. Some black and white photos along...
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