Philadelphia and the Civil War: Aresenal of the Union

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Philadelphia and the Civil War: Aresenal of the Union - Waskie, Anthony J, and Bearss, Edwin C (Foreword by)

At the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, Philadelphia was the second-largest city in the country and had the industrial might to earn the title "Arsenal of the Union." With Pennsylvania's anthracite coal, the city mills forged steel into arms, and a vast network of rails carried the ammunition and other manufactured goods to the troops. Over the ... Read More

Philadelphia and the Civil War: Aresenal of the Union 2011, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781609490119

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