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A Biography of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad

by Don Dobravolsky

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Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - History,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10703175M
    ISBN 100595000835
    ISBN 109780595000838
    OCLC/WorldCa49612145

    Memphis and Charleston Railroad: sold to Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway in Memphis, Birmingham and Atlantic Railroad: SLSF: Kansas City, Memphis and Birmingham Railroad: Memphis and Charleston Railroad: SOU: Southern Railway: Memphis–Chattanooga Railway: SOU: Southern Railway. ; Nashville and Northwestern Railroad, September 1, ; Western and Atlantic Railroad, Septem ; Mobile and Ohio Railroad, Aug The roads are now being operated by the companies, the rolling- stock being sold to them by the United States on credit.

    Dispatches from Memphis, dated the 20th, state that a detachment of Col. HODGES' cavalry had captured two boats, on which two rebel regiments and .   Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company On January 8, , a decree was rendered by the chancery court of Alcorn county, in the state of Mississippi, in favor of Narcissa Scruggs, one of the appellants, against the Memphis & Charleston Railroad Company, for the sum of $31,, and interest thereon from Janu

    In compliance with your orders we left camp in the lightest possible marching order at 3 a.m., Octo and arrived at the cemetery near Barton's Station (Memphis and Charleston Railroad) at a.m. The rebel pickets stationed there fled very hastily on our approach and gave the alarm in their camp. MEMPHIS, Ma SIR: Yesterday a disgraceful incident occurred. The passenger train was seized about 2 miles this side of Moscow by 12 guerrillas, although it had on board 25 soldiers, armed, and 3 or 5 officers, who yet made no attempt to defend themselves and the public property.


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A Biography of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad [Dobravolsky, Don] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Biography of the Memphis and Charleston RailroadAuthor: Don Dobravolsky. A charter was obtained in an Act of Alabama, approved on Janu (Acts of Alabamap.

46), and with a capital of $1, the Tuscumbia Railroad made the history books as the first railroad chartered west of the Alleghenies.5/5(1).

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Biography of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad at in the 7 Appendices about the physical assets of the company during the different periods of the M & C's corporate life.

More than half of the book is devoted to the Civil War period (which, of course, is always interesting) but its most. The Memphis & Charleston Railroad The Memphis & Charleston Railroad began limited service over newly built segments of track in August of By Maythe line was offering regular service over the entire mile route from Stevenson to Memphis.

Book Review: Biography of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad by Paul Harncourt, revised edition, paperback, pages plus appendices, Outskirts Press, Inc. $ US. Biography of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad | This is the history and biography of a little known railroad that had a number of 'firsts' in early railroad history, the most notable being that it was the first railroad to connect the east coast and the Mississippi River valley ina time when the Native Americans were still walking the trails soon to be carrying iron rails.

The Memphis and Charleston (M&C) Railroad was the last link in a chain of early railroads connecting the Atlantic Coast to the Mississippi River. Its route from Memphis to Chattanooga across Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama is still an important rail line as part of the Norfolk Southern system.

When the Memphis and Charleston Railroad was chartered inhe became its secretary-treasurer and was later its president. During the Civil War, Col. Sam Tate was involved with railroad business in Alabama having much correspondence sent to him at Demopolis.

The Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company Transcript of Record / U.S. Supreme Court / / 28 / Robinson, et al. The Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company Brief / WM M RANDOLPH / / 28 / Robinson, et al. The Memphis and Charleston was incorporated Februunder a general law of Mississippi, approved March 9, The incorporators were purchasers of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company and the purpose of incorporation was to acquire and own the portion of the railroad of the company last named which lay within the boundaries.

The Memphis and Charleston Railroad, completed inwas the first railroad in the United States to link the Atlantic Ocean with the Mississippi River. Chartered inthe miles ( km) 5 ft (1, mm) gauge railroad ran from Memphis, Tennessee to Stevenson, Alabama through the towns of C.

National Railway Historical Society, Inc. South Lenola Road Suite Moorestown, N.J. Telephone: () Connect. Facebook; Flickr. Memphis Grizzlies, American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Memphis.

The LaGrange and Memphis Railroad was given a charter by the state of Tennessee in Dec. Construction reached White Siding, 6 miles to the east. However, This railroad failed and was sold by auction in In the Memphis and Charleston Railroad was chartered to built the longest railroad in the world.

Robinson & Wife v. Memphis & Charleston Railroad Company Robinson and his wife boarded a train that belonged to the Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company. Robinson was considered white while Mrs. Robinson was black. Mrs. Robinson tried to sit in the white railroad seat but was denied by the train conductor.

This entry about Robinson V. Memphis and Charleston Railroad Co has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY ) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Robinson V.

Memphis and Charleston Railroad Co entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case. Wedding of the Waters: On May 1 and 2, Memphis hosted an incredible 2-day gala known as the "Wedding of the Waters to celebrate the Memphis & Charleston Railroad as the first railroad to connect the Atlantic Ocean with the Mississippi River.

This was the longest stretch of railroad in America at that time. Memphis and Charleston Railroad Co. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content. If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to.The act of the 12th of February,is entitled "An act to amend an act entitled An act to incorporate the Memphis and Charleston Railroad Company,' approved January 7, ," and provides that if "the subscribers to the capital stock of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad in the State of Alabama, Page U.

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