q...Macon was a vital part of the Confederacy's rebellion against the Union. As evidenced by its arsenal, the laboratory, and the armory, Macon was particularly essential in the Confederacy's ordnance needs, and few understood Macon's important role better than the citizens...q--p. of cover.considered aquot;both kindly and considerate, and so far as it was necessary and practicable his instructions were carried into effect. ... As early as 1 May Sherman announced that he was sending supplies to Wilson from Savannah to Augusta by boat, and thence via rail, ... in Georgia, Meigs replied that Federal policy prohibited spending money on railroad repairs in any part of the former Confederacy, exceptanbsp;...
|Title||:||Civil War Macon|
|Author||:||Richard W. Iobst|
|Publisher||:||Mercer University Press - 2009-09-01|