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Calendar Details for 18 Mar 2019

ROBERT DUNKERLY: Civil War Railroads and Logistics
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Venue: Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge
Contact: SANDY von THELEN Phone: 434.971.8567
Guest: Robert Dunkerly


 Confederate Railroads


 Rail Mounted Gun
 


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The American Civil War was the first in which large armies depended heavily on railroads to bring supplies. For the Confederate States Army, the system was fragile and was designed for short hauls of cotton to the nearest river or ocean port. During the war, new parts were hard to obtain, and the system deteriorated from overuse, lack of maintenance, and systematic destruction by Union raiders.

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