BC: citations bob,amsler. "railroads int the civil war". 6/1/2010
FC: The railroads in the Civil War by: Alec Altenhofen
1: What did trains do in the civil war? The trains were way faster then walking since they had to fight the south on south territory | The trains in the Civil War helped the north by making them be able to transport soldiers and goods to the south to fight. There was about 200 railways in the north, the tracks were four feet eight and one-half inches apart.
2: How large did trains impact on the civil war? I think that the railroads and the telegraph was the reason the north won the war. The railroads had a huge impact on the war because the union was able to get so many soldiers and supplies to fight in the south. There was 22,000 miles of railway in the north and 9,500
3: Who benefited from trains in the civil war? The union defiantly were benefited from the railroads, the confederate could've used the trains to transport goods.
4: If railroads where not around in the civil war? If the railroads were not in the civil war the war would've been a lot different, the north would have not been able to get soldiers down south fast enough and the war could've had a different outcome.
5: Would life be different without trains in the civil war? Life would've been different without the railroad during the civil war because a lot of goods and resources were started to be transported.
6: Are trains still around today? Trains are still around today and are used to transport many good, nature resources, like coal, steel. They also are used for transportation for people.
7: Trains are a lot more advanced now then the civil war. | There is many new and different kinds of trains and railways.