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The Resource Ploughshares into swords : Josiah Gorgas and Confederate ordnance, by Frank E. Vandiver

Ploughshares into swords : Josiah Gorgas and Confederate ordnance, by Frank E. Vandiver

Label
Ploughshares into swords : Josiah Gorgas and Confederate ordnance
Title
Ploughshares into swords
Title remainder
Josiah Gorgas and Confederate ordnance
Statement of responsibility
by Frank E. Vandiver
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Dewey number
928.573
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.G68
LC item number
V3 1952
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Ploughshares into swords : Josiah Gorgas and Confederate ordnance, by Frank E. Vandiver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Tulane University, 1951
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-322) and index
Contents
"An officer and a gentleman" -- War and pettiness -- The sound of a voice -- Last years in the old army -- The Confederate States of America -- State rights and hurried organization -- Blockade-running -- "Treachery in the Ordnance Department" -- "This inevitable business" -- Personal concerns -- The top command emerges -- Deficiencies and substitutes -- The logistics of a waiting game -- Months of hard work -- A sense of responsibility -- "...but the flesh is weak" -- Growing confusion -- Success beyond expectation -- "Where is General Gorcas?" -- In business, failure -- Experiment in education -- Confidence and respect
Control code
1509088
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 349 p.
Lccn
52001653
Note
Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 2007 (Access. No. 2007-086). Signed by author. With covered dust jacket.
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Label
Ploughshares into swords : Josiah Gorgas and Confederate ordnance, by Frank E. Vandiver
Publication
Note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Tulane University, 1951
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 315-322) and index
Contents
"An officer and a gentleman" -- War and pettiness -- The sound of a voice -- Last years in the old army -- The Confederate States of America -- State rights and hurried organization -- Blockade-running -- "Treachery in the Ordnance Department" -- "This inevitable business" -- Personal concerns -- The top command emerges -- Deficiencies and substitutes -- The logistics of a waiting game -- Months of hard work -- A sense of responsibility -- "...but the flesh is weak" -- Growing confusion -- Success beyond expectation -- "Where is General Gorcas?" -- In business, failure -- Experiment in education -- Confidence and respect
Control code
1509088
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 349 p.
Lccn
52001653
Note
Library's copy 3 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 2007 (Access. No. 2007-086). Signed by author. With covered dust jacket.
Other physical details
port.

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