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How Technology Shaped the Civil War

James Marten on September 2012

Our Secession Troubles

April 1861

Civil War Inaugurated

April 1861

Improvements for the Times—Suggestions to Inventors

May 1861

The Reason for Secession

May 1861

Subjugation of the South

May 1861

War and Science

December 1861

Impertinence of the Ordnance Department Toward Inventors

September 1863

Industrial Chemistry in the South during the Civil War

July 1903

New War Steamers

January 1861

The Age of Steam

May 1860

Altering our Naval Vessels

February 1861

Commander Dahlgren on Iron-Plated Ships

May 1861

The New Gunboats

July 1861

Angulated Principle of Shipbuilding, Improved Projectile

October 1861

The New Iron-Clad Steamer for Our Navy

October 1861

Report on Iron-Clad War Vessels

December 1861

Iron War Vessels

December 1861

The Proposed New Iron Gunboats

March 1862

Classes of Iron-Clad War Vessels

April 1862

Fast Steamships in the Navy

January 1864

The Fight Between the “Merrimac” and “Monitor”

March 1862

Steam Rams and Their Qualities

March 1862

The Monitors

December 1863

The Monitors

July 1864

The Monitor “Tecumseh.”

August 1864

The “Monitor” Triumph in Mobile Bay

September 1864

Rams

December 1864

New Discovery in Iron-Clad Ships

September 1862

Increase and Condition of the Navy--The Report of the Secretary

December 1862

Armor for Ships of War

April 1863

Changes in the Iron-Clads

May 1863

The Construction of Armor Steamships

June 1863

Improved System for Armored Ships

January 1864

Submarine Torpedoes--Infernal Machines

March 1862

Rebel Obstructions in the Neuse River--Plan of the Battle Ground in the Vicinity of Newbern

April 1862

Submarine Guns

May 1862

Submarine Warfare

February 1864

Rebel Submarine Battery

February 1864

Submarine Warfare

April 1864

Woodbury's Improved War-Ship and Submarine Guns

June 1864

Torpedoes Used by the Rebels

July 1864

Implements of War--Rifled Guns

July 1859

Firearms and Rifle Breech Loaders

January 1861

Breech-Loading Cannon

March 1861

Practical Warfare

May 1861

The Fifteen-Inch Gun

May 1861

Absurdity of Steam and Centrifugal Guns

June 1861

Improvements in Cannon

June 1861

What Guns are Best

July 1861

The Shrapnell Shell and Fuse

August 1861

Rifling United States Cannon, Cyanide of Potassium for Soldering and more

August 1861

The Rifle

May 1862

How a Rifled Musket is Made at the Providence Tool Company's Armory

November 1863

Military Literature--America Ahead

November 1855

Modern Telegraphy

June 1860

The Events of the War

May 1861

Completion of the Pacific Telegraph

November 1861

Notes on Military and Naval Affairs

March 1862

The Reason Why the Artillery Was Not in the Battle of Newbern--Improvement in Signals Suggested

April 1862

Photographing from Balloons in Military Reconnoissances

May 1862

American Railroads

January 1864

Soldier-Health

July 1861

The Scientific American's Advice to Our Soldiers—Malaria and Its Remedies

July 1861

Malaria

August 1861

Directions to Army Surgeons on the Field of Battle

August 1861

Artificial Limbs

March 1866

Schneider's Artificial Leg

October 1866

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