Railroads and the Civil War

Christopher Gabel talked about the importance of railroads and steam-powered locomotives to the the Union and Confederate armies during the U.S.… read more

Christopher Gabel talked about the importance of railroads and steam-powered locomotives to the the Union and Confederate armies during the U.S. Civil War. Professor Gabel explained how railroads made the scale of the Civil War possible and described how and why the Confederacy’s powerful railroad system broke down as the war progressed. The Kansas City Public Library hosted this event. close

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Railroads and the Civil War

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Program ID:
320456-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Oct 04, 2014 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 12, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 04, 2014 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 04, 2014 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 12, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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