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
Title variation
  • Mister Lincoln's high-tech war
  • Mr. Lincolns high-tech war
Title variation remainder
how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
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
Summary
Reveals how President Lincoln's appreciation for the power of technology played a critical role in the North's Civil War victory over the less developed South, and discusses the specific technologies used by the North in the war
Award
ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302832
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7/301
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E468.9
LC item number
.A44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/related_authorities
  • -HTdmzNDZHo
  • 1EXqVCg9NHc
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how the North used the telegraph, railroads, surveillance balloons, ironclads, high-powered weapons, and more to win the Civil War
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
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
5037804
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn223891915
  • (OCoLC)223891915
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
Link
Publication
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
Control code
5037804
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
  • (OCoLC)ocn223891915
  • (OCoLC)223891915

Library Locations

    • Thomas County Public LibraryBorrow it
      201 North Madison Street, Thomasville, GA, 31792, US
      30.838707 -83.982704

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...