What is the new kind of bullet introduced during the Civil War?
Keeping this in consideration, how did the invention of the minie ball bullet shape the civil war?
the ball can rip through the body a whole industry was created. How did the railroads and the telegraph help the Union side achieve victory in the Civil War? communicate faster and transport troops and supplies faster.
One may also ask, what was Lincoln's hidden weapon in the Civil War? The railroad was considered to be one of Lincoln's hidden weapons of the war. There were 24 thousand miles of railroad track in the North and only 9 thousand miles in the South.
Beside above, what is the simple device or invention that is used for almost instant communication?
the telegraph made possible instantaneous communication throughout the nation. The device was invented during the 1830s by Samuel F. B. Morse, an artist and amateur scientist living in New York City, and it was put into commercial operation in 1844.
What new process is developed to help bring bodies of soldiers home to their families?
A sea-change in embalming came with the Civil War, during which there was an outcry for fallen soldiers to be returned to their families for burial. The embalming craze took off when an Army Medical Corps colonel (and close friend of President Lincoln) became the first Union officer to be killed.