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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2019 2:13 p.m. PST

"Transportation during the Civil War still consisted largely of infantry marches and horseback. Large equipment and supplies, such as cannons and cooking gear, were moved using horses and wagons.

Ships and trains were also used during the Civil War. At this time, steam was used to power both ships and trains. The steam engine and the steamboat were used to move large numbers of troops and equipment long distances…."
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Old Wolfman21 Feb 2019 7:47 a.m. PST

Example,steamboats transporting Union forces during the Battle of Shiloh in 1862.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2019 10:58 a.m. PST



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