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The Incredible Transcontinental Railroad R Conrad Stein

The Incredible Transcontinental Railroad

R Conrad Stein

Published January 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781464604720
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In the Civil War, the Unions victory over the Confederacy was largely due in part to the superior Northern railroads, which kept the military stocked with supplies. As a result, the United States realized the great value of a transcontinentalMoreIn the Civil War, the Unions victory over the Confederacy was largely due in part to the superior Northern railroads, which kept the military stocked with supplies. As a result, the United States realized the great value of a transcontinental railroad and pushed to connect the east with the west. In THE INCREDIBLE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD, author R. Conrad Stein tells the stories of those who, whether motivated by money and greed or by idealism and dedication to a lofty goal, played a part in creating a railroad that would unite a country.