Contents Acknowledgments Introduction 1. From Amsterdam through Belgium and Great Britain to New York: AprilMay 1866 2. In New York City and Westward to Chicago: May 1866 3. From Chicago through Illinois and Northward to Minnesota: MayJune 1866 4. In Chicago and by way of Cincinnati and Washington, D.C., to Philadelphia: JuneJuly 1866 5. New York City, Albany, Niagara Falls, Pennsylvania Oil, and Canada: JulyAugust 1866 6. In Boston and New England: AugustSeptember 1866 7. In New York City, New Jersey, and Troy, New York: SeptemberOctober 1866 8. In Boston, Providence, Albany, and back to New York City: OctoberDecember 1866 9. In the South: Charleston and Savannah: December 1866 10. In Georgia and Virginia: December 1866 11. To Baltimore and Washington, D.C.: December 1866January 1867 12. In New York City: January 1867 13. In New York City and Boston and Salem, Massachusetts: JanuaryFebruary 1867 Notes Index
A traveller's observations of a nation emerging from war
Augustus J. Veenendaal, Jr. is author of Spoorwegen in Nederland [Railways in the Netherlands]. H. Roger Grant is Kathryn and Calhoun Lemon Professor of History at Clemson University. He is author of 24 books, including Visionary Railroader: Jervis Langdon Jr. and the Transportation Revolution (IUP, 2008).
"An important look inside a turbulent period in American history." James A. Ward, Guerry Professor of History, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga