Civil War Railroads

Date: 
June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 
Appomattox
Event Type: 
Lectures
Contact: 
Josie Butler
Email: 
jbutler@moc.org
Address: 
159 Horseshoe Rd
Phone: 
(855) 649-1861

Transportation by trains had advanced in the years before the Civil War, which allowed for large number of troops to be transported. The system was still hampered with gaps in service, incompatible track gauges and lack of equipment. Join Howard Gregory for this discussion of the importance of railroads during the Civil War. Cost: Free with Museum admission