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The Union could outproduce the Confederacy and replace its losses, to be sure; these advantages conferred staying power and numerical superiority but not technological superiority. Further, the Union could not always provide superior resources, as the near-starvation of the Cumberlanders in Chattanooga attests. Union war managers had to surmount unforeseen, changing, and ever-increasing challenges to meet the armies’ logistical requirements. Union forces operated over the Union’s southern perimeter, which extended more than eight hundred miles from Washington to the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, as well as along two thousand miles of Confederate coastline; railroads and waterborne transportation supplied them.
During the 11th and 12th Corps movement, for example, he stayed informed, but otherwise kept out of the way. The northern railroads in 1861 also had a powerful ally in Assistant Secretary of War Thomas A. Scott. A former vice president of the Pennsylvania Central Railroad, he argued convincingly that the War Department should leave the northern railroads under civilian management. He made it quite clear to railroad managers, however, that he expected them to act as ‘‘direct adjuncts’’ of the War Department.
18 Alfred D. Chandler Jr. ’’ Charles Francis O’Connell argues that the United States Army deserves the title. He points out that the ﬁrst railroads simply borrowed military management principles, such as span of control, standard operating procedures, and chain of command, devised by the army to ensure uniform decentralized administration of its far-ﬂung outposts. , soldiers and sailors. One clearly sees the military’s organizational legacy in the pyramidal corporate structures that Chandler describes in The Visible Hand.
American Civil War Recreated in Color Photographs by Glen Marston, David T. Schiller