Essays & Documents

The following Essays and document transcriptions cover various aspects of Southern Civil War railroading.
Subject Number of Pages Date Added Latest Update
Confederate Rolling Stock
1 2/24/02 4/2/12
Confederate Track
31 2/24/02 3/22/13
To Build a Mile of Southern Track
1 3/27/02 8/9/03
Builders of Confederate Locomotives
2 4/25/02 7/29/03
Specification for the General
1 4/27/02 10/11/02
Captured Union Locomotives
1 5/14/02 2/12/17
City Rail Gaps
1 9/11/02 2/17/16
Confederate Railroad Finances
1 10/16/02 4/27/03
Virginia & Tennessee Railroad Shipments
4 10/17/02 6/17/03
Specification for the James S. Corry
1 11/16/02 11/17/02
Freight Classifications
1 11/29/02 7/21/03
Disruption of Normal Trade to Charleston
1 5/9/03 5/18/03
Employment Patterns at Various 
Confederate Railroads
8 5/24/03 11/22/15
Locomotive Usage
38 6/12/03 4/25/04
Memphis & Charleston War Losses
1 6/17/02 6/17/03
Substituting Food for Cotton
2 6/25/03 7/14/03
Supplies Brought Through the Blockade
6 6/30/03 2/20/17
Track Maintenance & Repair
3 7/2/03 8/9/03
Locomotive Material Requirements
1 7/2/03 7/2/03
Tredegar Sales to Railroads
1 7/2/03 7/2/03
Tredegar Sales to Railroads 1864
1 7/2/03 7/2/03
Track Repair Requirements
4 7/13/03 7/13/03
Freight Package Weights
1 7/14/03 12/12/16
Cost of Rolling Stock
1 7/20/03 8/9/03
Slavery and Confederate Railroads
10 7/20/03 7/7/12
Confederate Railroad List
1 8/10/03 4/4/15
Confederate Railroad Documents
1861 January, February, March, April, May, June
July, August, September
October, November, December
1862 January, February, March
April, May, June
July, August, September
October, November, December
1863 January, February, March
April, May, June
July, August, September
October, November, December
1864 January, February, March
April, May, June
July, August, September
October, November, December
1865 January - May

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8/26/03 9/19/17
Freight Way Bills
1 1/10/04 7/22/10
Index of Confederate Railroad Presidents
1 2/20/04 11/22/16
Index of Confederate Railroad Superintendents
1 2/21/04 11/22/16
Tredegar Railroad Contracts
1 4/11/04 4/11/04
Biographies of Confederate Railroaders
47 6/5/04 9/19/17
Confederate Uses of the Railroads
1 6/5/04 8/21/09
Tidbits
1 6/26/04 11/10/16
Annual Reports
1 7/17/04 1/8/10
Tredegar Sales to Individual Railroads in 1862 
1 8/13/04 12/31/06
Tredegar Purchases by Railroad
1 4/3/05 2/18/06
Other Purchases From Tredegar
1 5/27/05 8/31/06
Confederate Military Railroads
1 8/12/05 8/23/17
Confederate Railroad Construction Plans
1 9/8/05 9/3/17
Railroad Bureau Tredegar Purchases
1 12/31/05 12/31/06
Engineer Bureau Tredegar Purchases
1 12/31/05 2/18/06
Non-Railroad Tredegar Purchases
1 12/31/05 2/18/06
Femantle's Trip on Confederate Railroads
1 1/20/06 1/20/06
Confederate Railroad Accidents  1861
1862
1863
1864
1865
5 1/29/06 8/1/17
Research Questions on Confederate Railroads
1 2/18/06 9/18/14
Confederate Railroad Rails and Navy Armor
1 6/30/06 2/15/15
Military Exemption Form
1 1/1/07 1/1/07
The Effort Required to Support Andersonville
1 2/16/07 2/16/07
Confederate Rolling Stock Inventory
1 3/15/07 12/16/12
Railroad Time
1 9/14/07 9/14/07
Express and Freight
1 1/1/08 1/1/08
Cotton Through the Blockade
1 2/7/08 2/7/08
Atlanta Artillery Traffic
1 5/4/08 5/4/08
Non-Railroads
1 8/22/08 12/7/15
Post-Raid Repairs
1 11/30/08 11/30/08
Confederate Railroads on Wikipedia
1 5/4/09 3/29/11
Pvt. Belue's Trips on Confederate Railroads
1 9/20/09 9/20/09
4 12/9/09 11/21/15
Calendars 1861
1862
1863
1864
1865
5 1/25/09 1/25/09
Soldier's Ticket 1 7/22/10 7/22/10
Freight Receipt 1 9/2/10 9/2/10
Robert Black Obituary 1 10/21/10 10/21/10
Jackson and the Locomotive Haul 449 10/23/10 9/17/17
Jackson and the Earlier Locomotive Haul 8 12/12/10 12/13/14
Jackson and the Locomotive Haul -- Whose Idea? 6 12/12/10 7/31/12
Confederate Rolling Stock Production 1 12/30/10 6/26/17
The Merrimac and the Railroad 1 1/22/11 2/13/11
Did Sharp Build the Centreville Railroad? 1 6/2/11 5/7/12
Late War Shipping 12 6/28/11 6/28/11
Jefferson Davis' Escape Locomotive 1 5/12/12 1/25/15
Railroad Transportation of Commissary Stores 1 5/16/12 5/16/12
Union Documents on Confederate Railroads 1861-5 52 5/27/12 4/6/16
Stolen and Missing Confederate Documents 1 7/15/12 4/9/14
Significant Events in the Life of the Confederate Railroads 1 8/26/12 8/26/12
Sabotage and Loss of a Railroad's Steamboat 1 1/19/13 1/19/13
Atlanta Armor Shipping Impact 1 7/28/13 7/28/13
C. S. S. Virginia Armor Shipping Impact 1 8/2/13 7/6/16
Railroad Exemptions in Virginia 1864 1 12/13/13 12/13/13
Rules for Auditing Railroad Accounts 1 12/28/13 12/28/13
Sample Raleigh Shipments 1 2/21/14 2/21/14
Confederate Railroad Bureau Telegrams 1 1/13/15 5/25/17
Mobile Iron Wharfage 1 10/11/15 10/11/15
Food Shipments to Portsmouth 1 4/8/17 4/9/17
Major Smith's Commissary Reports 39 4/9/17 4/25/17

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