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Getting Under Way

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recounts what happened on December 18, 1867, starting at 6:50 A.M. It tells the story of John Davison Rockefeller, an up-and-coming young businessman from Cleveland who was supposed to ... More


After the Horror

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This postscript provides an overview of what happened to some of the important figures in the Angola Horror after the tragedy. It begins with John Davison Rockefeller, who went on to become one of ... More


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